Students are the “forgotten victims of COVID” and are suffering mental health issues and serious financial problems, reports the Daily Express.It’s calling for urgent support and says many are also feeling “neglected and isolated” with a bleak future ahead.
The Daily Mail says the UK is set to secure 60 million jabs of another COVID vaccine after phase-three trials by US firm Novavax showed its treatment was 89.3% effective.Final approval could be given by regulators in the coming weeks and tens of millions of doses will be made on Teesside, the paper reports.
Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of “siding with the EU” in the row over supplies of the coronavirus vaccine, The Daily Telegraph says.Scotland’s first minister has said she will publish confidential data on how many weekly doses her country is expecting. But she has been accused of “attempting to curry favour” with the EU, the paper reports.Tensions over vaccine supplies are high after the EU said supplies of the Oxford vaccine made in the UK should be diverted there.
Millions of doses of the COVID vaccine could be blocked from entering Britain from the EU, The Guardian reports.Shortages have been reported in some European countries and the European Commission is now planning to give regulators the power to block exports.The paper says it raises concerns over the UK’s supply of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, which is shipped over from Belgium.