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Covid-19 vaccine certificate legally enforced in Scotland

The covid-19 vaccine certification scheme became enforceable by law on 18 October 2021 in Scotland. This followed a seventeen-day grace period after the scheme was originally announced to begin on…

Scottish vaccine passports create confusion for English and international students

Edinburgh’s large non-Scottish student population are facing confusion as the imminent coronavirus vaccine passport scheme appears not to recognise covid-19 vaccines administered outside of Scotland. From 1 October in Scotland,…

Majority of restrictions to end in Scotland

On Tuesday 3 August, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that Scotland will begin following in England’s footsteps and drop further Covid-19 restrictions from Monday 9 August. This means that larger…

Under-30s in the UK will be offered alternative to AstraZeneca vaccine

Due to concerns about a possible link between the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine and rare blood clots, under-30s in the UK will now be offered an alternative jab. The decision has…

Significant rise in Covid-19 cases at Scottish universities

A rise in Covid-19 cases amongst the student population in Scotland has led to concerns regarding the forthcoming Easter break, although it is not predicted that this rise in cases…

Four people from two households permitted to meet anywhere outdoors from Friday

In her statement to parliament yesterday, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that from Friday, four adults from up to two households will be allowed to meet in any outdoor space,…

More social mixing outdoors may be allowed in Scotland from next week

On Friday, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that some lockdown measures, including mixing outside, may be lifted earlier than previously stated. Sturgeon said she would be looking at “minor…

Support for prison vaccination grows

The vaccination of some prisoners in the UK has begun this week, although the proposed vaccination process has raised concerns. Vaccinations in prisons currently mirror vaccinations in the UK as…