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PremierLeague-News.Com - 'I am confident that we will be able to meet our target of mid-April offering the vaccine to all over-50s and then end of July offering the vaccine to all adults,' vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi said
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The Moderna vaccine will be rolled out in the UK by mid-April, vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi has confirmed.The jab will become the third type of vaccine to be used in Britain following the roll out of Pfizer and AstraZeneca.Speaking to BBC Breakfast, Mr Zahawi said: “It will be in deployment around the third week of April in the NHS and we will get more volume in May as well.” The i newsletter latest news and analysisEmail address is invalidThank you for subscribing!Sorry, there was a problem with your subscription.Mr Zahawi said the vaccination programme was on track to meet government targets, adding that the government would be getting more doses of Pfizer and Oxford/AstraZeneca, along with other other vaccines, such as the single shot Johnson and Johnson jab.He added: “I am confident that we will be able to meet our target of mid-April offering the vaccine to all over-50s and then end of July offering the vaccine to all adults.”It comes as leading epidemiologist Professor Neil Ferguson, who has himself received the Oxford jab, said the risk of unusual blood clots following the AstraZeneca vaccine appeared more common in younger people this week.
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. Read More When will the Moderna vaccine be available? UK roll-out, efficacy and side effects of new Covid jab explained Asked about reports that regulators are considering proposals to restrict the use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in younger people, Mr Zahawi said: “The regulators absolutely look at, very closely, any adverse incidents through the yellow card system.“And June Raine, who is the chief executive of the MHRA, our independent regulator, said last night that if you get the invite for the vaccine to take that invitation and get the vaccine and get protected.“At the same time, they are looking at these very rare instances of blood clotting. To put it in perspective, we have done almost 20 million vaccinations using the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine.“Both vaccines have saved something like 6,300 lives between December and the end of February, so it’s important to continue to follow what the clinicians, the scientists, the regulators tell us. And we will absolutely do exactly as they say.”
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