UK minister: Regulator concern sank deal for Valneva shotUK Government in talks with France’s Valneva over COVID-19 vaccine candidateThe department of health has confirmed the government has met with French COVID vaccine maker Valneva as it casts a wide net for emerging products to fight the virus. Answers to your questions about Covid in ScotlandBBC Scotland asked readers to send in what they wanted to know about the pandemic in Scotland. Livingston's Valneva vaccine shows 'strong immune response'Biotech firm Valneva reports promising results from early trials as it begins testing on 5,000 people. Call for Scottish volunteers to trial first plant-based Covid-19 vaccineA trial of what could be the first plant-based Covid-19 vaccine to be approved is calling for volunteers in Scotland. Germany secures bigger share of Covid vaccines than other EU membersGermany has upset other EU member states by securing a disproportionately large share of the bloc’s common pool of vaccines, according to a report.Brussels has ordered roughly two billion doses in Covid-19: UK orders extra 40m doses of Valneva vaccineDeliveries will come towards next winter when people may need to be revaccinated. 'The wait is over': Bangladesh begins COVID-19 vaccinationsBangladesh launched a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive with the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine on Sunday, aiming to inoculate 3.5 million people in the first month.