Coronavirus News Live: Ads May Have To Require Proof Of Vaccine

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Coronavirus News Live: Ads May Have To Require Proof Of Vaccine


Pub owners could require customers to provide proof that they have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, Boris Johnson suggested.

The prime minister told the Commons Liaison Committee that it might be up to “individual publicans” whether they could ask punters for national vaccines passports to enter the premises.

It comes as India has temporarily suspended all major exports of the Oxford / AstraZeneca jab made by the Serum Institute of India (SII) amid rising domestic demand following an increase in the number of infections.
Meanwhile, AstraZeneca said its vaccine was 76% effective against symptomatic Covid-19, after the pharmaceutical giant updated the analysis for the third phase of testing.

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Leader of MPs skeptical against lockout opposes extension of “very important draconian powers”

Former chief whip Mark Harper, head of the Covid Recovery Group of Tory MPs skeptical of the lockout, has spoken out against ministers seeking to extend “very significant draconian powers” by six months.
He made the remarks as MPs prepared to vote on whether to keep some of the emergency powers of the coronavirus law in place until the fall.
Mr. Harper, who has said he believes plans to ease the lockdown “could safely go faster,” told Sky News: “The biggest problem today is the extension of some powers. very important draconian measures in the coronavirus law that the government does not want. extend until June, he actually wants to extend until October.
“And these are pretty significant powers; these are powers, for example, for the police to detain people indefinitely and to continue to have the power to stop events and so on until October.
“And I haven’t heard a single correct answer as to why the government wants to do this, given that the prime minister has said he wants to be out of all of our legal restrictions by June. ”
Samuel Osborne25 mars 2021 09:09
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Use of vaccine passports should not be left to ‘discretion’ of pub owners, says Ed Miliband

Shadow Labor Affairs Secretary Ed Miliband said ministers should not leave the use of vaccine passports to the “discretion” of pub owners if they believe it was the right move to do so. public health.
Put him on ITV Hello Great Britain that scientists might recommend rolling out vaccine passports to encourage people to take the offer all at once, Mr Miliband said, “Maybe. I don’t think that’s really what’s going to persuade people to get vaccinated.
“I think we’ve been brilliantly successful in this country in rolling out the vaccine and the people who take it and the main thing is a lobbying campaign to get people to embrace the vaccine. This is the highest priority.
“Now, if the government has any evidence that this is necessary for people to go to places of reception, let’s look at that evidence. This is not quite what the Prime Minister said yesterday.
“And indeed, if it was necessary, why would you leave it to individual owners?” If this was really a public health measure, you wouldn’t say, “Well, it will be at the owner’s discretion” – you “I would say,” That’s the government’s point of view, that’s what is on”.
“So there are many, many unanswered questions about this. ”
Samuel Osborne25 mars 2021 08:56
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Pubs requiring proof of vaccination ‘bad idea’, says pub group leader

Jonathan Neame, managing director of the Shepherd Neame pub group, said making vaccination a mandatory prerequisite for going to a pub is “a rather ill-considered idea” that could lead young employees to face bullying from customers. .
He told BBC Radio 4 Today program: “I’m very concerned about the pressure we’re putting on our young people – 50 percent of the people (who work) in pubs are under 25 – you’re going to force them to make very difficult judgments because they’re not qualified.” or trained as door staff, as they might be in the nightclub business.
“So these people could therefore be bullied, if people think they are being unfairly discriminated against, and then there is the question of who is going to enforce that – are the police going to do random checks?”
“I don’t think, I don’t think this is the company we want. ”
He added: “It’s a difficult task I think, and it is, in my opinion, a pretty poorly thought out idea at this point. ”
Samuel Osborne25 mars 2021 08:38
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Pub owners may require proof of vaccination, suggests Johnson

Boris Johnson has suggested that pub owners could be allowed to require customers to provide proof that they are vaccinated against the coronavirus.
The prime minister told the Commons Liaison Committee on Wednesday that it might be up to “individual publicans” whether they could ask punters for national vaccines passports to enter the premises.
Ministers are currently examining the possibility of introducing a document proving that a person has either been vaccinated against the virus or tested negative as part of the desire to return to normalcy.
Samuel Osborne25 mars 2021 08:22
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India has temporarily suspended all major exports of the Oxford / AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII) amid rising domestic demand due to a surge in infection.
It will also affect the supply of Gavi, the vaccine alliance backed by the World Health Organization (WHO), through which more than 190 participating economies – 98 high income and 92 low and middle income – are expected to receive doses.

Samuel Osborne25 mars 2021 08:04
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AstraZeneca vaccine is 76% effective against symptomatic Covid, according to latest test data

AstraZeneca said its vaccine was 76% effective against symptomatic Covid-19, after the company updated the analysis of the third phase of testing.
Samuel Osborne25 mars 2021 07:46
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Hello and welcome to the latest coronavirus updates.

Samuel Osborne25 mars 2021 07:41

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