Public Health England News

Public Health England News

Latest media releases from Public Health England

Public urged to report sightings of tree pest oak processionary moth caterpillars

The Forestry Commission calls on public to report sightings of tree pest oak processionary moth caterpillars.
12 hours 35 min ago

JCVI issues new advice on COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant women

The JCVI has advised that pregnant women should be offered the COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as the rest of the population, based on their age and clinical risk group.
3 days 5 hours ago

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 variants identified in UK

Latest updates on SARS-CoV-2 variants detected in UK.
4 days 5 hours ago

COVID-19 vaccines have prevented 10,400 deaths in older adults

PHE analysis suggests the UK COVID-19 vaccination programme has so far prevented thousands of deaths in those aged 60 and above.
1 week 4 days ago

New JCVI advice on use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The JCVI has issued new advice regarding the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine after reports of extremely rare blood clots.
1 week 4 days ago