COVID vaccination could begin by Christmas, with first patients protected 5-6 weeks later

A UK COVID-19 vaccination programme could be underway by Christmas, with the first in line including care home residents, healthcare staff and over-80s reaching maximum protection 5-6 weeks later, the government's deputy chief medical officer has said.

by Nick Bostock
COVID-19 vaccine (Photo: Tang Ming Tung/Getty Images)
COVID-19 vaccine (Photo: Tang Ming Tung/Getty Images)

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