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BSI response to approval of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine by the MHRA for use in the UK.

British Society for Immunology response to new repot from the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Vaccinations For All looking into the factors that improve or hinder vaccine uptake.

BSI response to first blood plasma donations for medicines starting today

Research funding

British Society for Immunology statement in response to cuts to the UK's science budget

BSI response to announcements from EMA and MHRA on AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine and blood clots

British Society for Immunology response to new Public Health England data on COVID vaccine effectiveness

British Society for Immunology response to the Government lifting a ban on UK-sourced blood plasma being used in the manufacture of life-saving medicines, known as immunoglobulins.

BSI response to new pre-print study on the effect of the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech and the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines on preventing severe illness resulting in hospitalisation in Scotland.

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British Society for Immunology response to data from Israel on the effectiveness of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine after one dose in healthcare workers.

British Society for Immunology response to new report from the Royal Society for Public Health on flu vaccination rates in London.

BSI response to pre-print from The Lancet on the dosing schedule for the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

BSI response to Germany’s vaccine committee recommendation to only give the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine to people aged under 65.

Alopecia UK has joined Connect Immune Research, an initiative designed to bring about a critical change in the way autoimmune conditions are researched. The BSI is a supporting partner of this initiative, along founding members JDRF, the MS Society and Versus Arthritis.



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