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NATIONAL NEWS ROUNDUP: Furlough extended & Dolly Parton’s vaccine

 

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled his Budget for 2021.

Having already borrowed nearly £300bn, the chancellor is to extend furlough until the end of September, as employers contribute 10% in July, and 20% from August, however Sunak has been criticised by Labour on his tax moves.

A new study is to examine covid vaccines response to patients with weakened immune systems and whether jab still offer them high protection. Coronavirus vaccines are safe and recommended to those with cancer, inflammatory arthritis and kidney diseases, but the study of 5,000 people will find out the level of protection and immunity provided.

I won't sing it but vaccine vaccine vaccine vacciiiine! Dolly Parton how posted this video online as she received her moderna vaccine of which she provided $1m dollars of funding for.

 


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