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Day: November 10, 2020

Vaccine to roll out from December
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Vaccine to roll out from December

    Health workers could start vaccinating Britons against Covid-19 as early as next month, the Health Secretary has confirmed. Matt Hancock said he had asked the NHS to be ready to roll out doses of a new coronavirus vaccine from the start of December. Speaking to Sky News after early trials showed the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be 90 per cent effective, he said it was absolutely reasonable for people to see this as a step forward in the fight against the virus. However, he warned, that it is one step amongst many that we collectively need to take. Mr Hancock stressed that there were still many hurdles to overcome until the Government could be sure the jab is safe enough to innoculate the public. He said: We haven’t seen the full safety data, and obviously that is c...