World Coronvairus / GB-More than 50 years will be offered a third vaccine injection in the autumn-the Times

04:30  05 may  2021
04:30  05 may  2021 Source:   france24.com

Why getting vaccinated for Covid-19 is more popular in the UK than in the US

  Why getting vaccinated for Covid-19 is more popular in the UK than in the US The UK has world-leading vaccine enthusiasm. What can the rest of the world learn?About 26 percent of Americans say they won’t take a vaccine, according to an April 21-26 CNN poll. Getting the pandemic under control in the US could be challenging without their buy-in.

The UK can meet the target of vaccinating all over- 50 s by May, the chairman of the vaccines taskforce has said, adding he is "very optimistic". Dr Clive Dix told the BBC the taskforce has met every target set. The UK would be "ahead of the game" in terms of anticipating variants of coronavirus and was Downing Street has said everyone in the UK aged 50 and over should have been offered a coronavirus vaccine by May. Previously, ministers had said it was their "ambition" to vaccinate the first nine priority groups by the spring. As of Friday, the UK had given a first jab to nearly 11.5 million

The NHS is currently offering the COVID-19 vaccine to people most at risk. In England, the COVID-19 vaccine is being offered in some hospitals and pharmacies, at local centres run by GPs and at larger vaccination centres. More centres are opening all the time . The order in which people will be offered the vaccine is based on advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).

health-coronavirus / GB-vaccine: Coronvairus / GB-Les more than 50 years will be offered a third injection of vaccine in the fall-The Times

May 4 (Reuters) - All British aged over 50 will be proposed a third vaccine injection against CVIV-19 in the fall, with the aim of eradicating completely The epidemic threat of here Christmas, reports The Times newspaper.

Trials of two options are underway, under the supervision of Chris Whitty, the Director of British Health Services, says the newspaper.

The first involves specifically modified vaccines to tackle new variants. The second is a third injection of one of the three vaccines already used: Pfizer-Biontech, Oxford-Astrazeneca or Moderna, specifies the newspaper.

In total, more than 34.6 million people in Great Britain received a first dose of VVID-19 vaccine, according to government statistics published on Tuesday.

(Kanishka Singh, French Version Camille Raynaud)

Australians are getting vaccinated in China. But will their jabs be recognised here or will they have to get a second round of shots? .
Some Australians are getting their COVID-19 vaccine in China. But as Australia hasn't approved the Sinopharm or Sinovac jabs, there are lingering questions over whether they'll be seen as vaccinated or not.Instead, she will be immunised with China's Sinovac vaccine.

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