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Drugs giants Pfizer and AstraZeneca have rejected an NHS claim that the UK is facing a COVID-19 vaccine shortage, insisting there is no threat to supplies. The two leading vaccine manufacturers both said they remain on course to meet their delivery commitments and denied they were facing disruption in supplies. Their defiant statements appeared to
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More than 500 people may have had their human rights breached over ‘do not resuscitate’ decisions made during the coronavirus pandemic, it has been revealed. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has called for ministerial action to tackle the “worrying variation” in people’s experiences of ‘do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation’ (DNACPR) decisions. Some families, it says,
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Companies in the UK “still cannot guarantee that their supply chains are free from forced labour” from the Uighur people in Xinjiang in China, a House of Commons select committee has warned. The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee also called on the government to impose sanctions on Chinese officials implicated in human rights abuses
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