At 08.05 we will be speaking to Sir John Bell, regius professor of Medicine at Oxford University and member of the UK's vaccine taskforce, about the UK and EU vaccine rollouts 🕗08.05 📺Channel 501 📲Watch live:
"The clotting problems with the vaccine are pretty trivial." Sir John Bell, Professor of Medicine at Oxford University says the risks of developing blood clots from #covid19 far outweigh those from any vaccine. FM #Breakfast
"It isn't clear there was a key moment at which the First Minister was undermined." Professor Sir John Curtice discusses if the pressure on Nicola Sturgeon after the #SalmondInquiry may see her step down.
As testing and the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine are hailed as UK Covid-19 successes, why won’t @UniofOxford or @GOVUK disclose the financial interests of high profile researcher Professor Sir John Bell, who's at the centre of both? via @thackerpd @bmj_latest
The need for financial transparency to ensure trust in science and medicine has long been recognised, including by Patrick Vallance, so why won't Oxford University and the government disclose the "long list " of Professor Sir John Bell's financial interests? @PeterKGeoghegan
"They have got quite a lot of sheep in New Zealand and they are a million miles from anywhere." Oxford University's Professor Sir John Bell tells MPs "it's a lot easier if you want to put up border controls in New Zealand than it is here".
Sarah Montague: so do we now say with confidence that life should be returning to normal by Spring? Professor Sir John Bell: Yes, yes, yes. Important news from one of the Covid-19 vaccine trials. Hear the whole interview on the World at One. | @BBCSounds
"I would be very surprised if we avoided a second wave." Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford, says the real question is not whether the UK will have a second coronavirus wave - but what form the second wave will take, and when it will appear.
There for the world to see. The Palace Letters between then GG Sir John Kerr & Her Majesty The Queen around the dismissal of PM Gough Whitlam in 1975 are now public. Viewable on the National Archives of Australia website. Congratulations Professor Jenny Hocking & grateful thanks.
“Fingers crossed, tailwind behind us, we could have a vaccine approved by the middle of September.” Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford University, Sir John Bell, says a vaccine for Covid-19 could be rolled out in the UK by Christmas.
"What the voters have been saying is, 'a plague on both your houses'" Polling expert professor Sir John Curtice says early results suggest voters are abandoning both Labour and the Conservatives #LocalElections2019
“Brexit’s not doing either the Conservatives or the Labour Party any good.” Professor Sir John Curtice tells #newsnight that polling suggests both main parties are losing ground to smaller groups, adding: “Conservatives in particular seem to now be losing ground quite heavily"