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PremierLeague-News.Com - The vaccine roll-out hit its latest milestone over the weekend, with a third of Brits now having maximum protections from Covid-19
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A third of UK adults are now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, latest figures have shown. A total of 17,669,379 people have received both jabs – the equivalent of 33.5 per cent of all people aged 18 and over.England and Northern Ireland are both estimated to have given two doses to 33.6 per cent of their adult population, slightly ahead of Wales (33.4 per cent) and Scotland (33.1 per cent).Responding to the figures for England, Dr Nikki Kanani, GP and medical director for primary care at NHS England, said: “Yet another incredible NHS milestone has been reached as one in three adults in England have now had both doses of the Covid vaccine – meaning that they have maximum protection from the virus.The freshest exclusives and sharpest analysis, curated for your inboxEmail address is invalidThank you for subscribing!Sorry, there was a problem with your subscription.“Reaching this milestone is no accident – it is down to months of hard work and everyone in the NHS who has played a role in this is helping to protect millions of people from serious illness and saving lives.” Read More UK’s vaccine rollout ‘set to speed up’ despite change of advice on which jab to give the under-40s Meanwhile, 35,371,669 people in the UK have now received a first dose of vaccine – the equivalent of 67.2 per cent of the adult population.
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.2 per cent of its adult population, ahead of Northern Ireland (66.9 per cent), England (66.8 per cent) and Scotland (65.4 per cent). All figures are based on the latest data for vaccinations reported by the UK’s health agencies.The success of the vaccination programme means countries like the UK should rethink their priorities and send available doses to other parts of the world, the head of the Oxford University vaccine group said. Professor Andrew Pollard told the BBC’s The Andrew Marr Show that around 30,000 people worldwide would die from Covid-19 on Sunday, with the total by the end of the month set to be “just shy of a million deaths”.He said: “History will not look kindly on us if a million people die this month and we haven’t acted. Countries that have now vaccinated the vast majority of the vulnerable need to be rethinking priorities.“We are in a very joined up global community and just can’t stand by and see that level of catastrophe happen… The doses that are available today, need to be focused from a global health perspective on those who are going to die this month.”
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