VACCINE invitations are being despatched to the 56-59 age group this week – as consultants say new variants are “unlikely to ship us again to sq. one”.
Tons of of hundreds of letters for the age group started touchdown on doorsteps right now, Public Well being England have stated.
In the meantime, Professor Sharon Peacock, head of the Covid-19 Genomics UK scientific physique, informed The Occasions she was “very optimistic” that the immunisation programme would proceed to be efficient.
It comes as a minister predicted that each one adults may obtain the jab by June ought to the vaccine rollout proceed at its present tempo.
Kwasi Kwarteng, the enterprise secretary, informed The Occasions it was “attainable” that each one adults could possibly be supplied vaccines by June.
Presently, about 3m jabs every week are being rolled out – which might imply the federal government’s present pledge to vaccinate about 53m individuals can be hit by the tip of July.
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