The study was carried out over a time period when the Alpha variant, first identified in Kent, was dominant in the UK. It has now been overtaken by the Delta variant, first identified in India.
These results will offer Boris Johnson further vindication for his decision to delay the end of England's lockdown until 19 July.
17 June 2021, 12:35 pm·2-min readLess than 0.1% of people catch COVID after receiving two vaccine doses, a study has suggested. (PA)Just 154 out of more than 200,000 people to have received bothvaccines subsequently tested positive for the disease, a major study has found.
An, carried out between 1 December last year and 31 May, found 154 adults out of 210,918 to receive two jabs went on to be infected.That’s 0.07%.The study was based on AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines, which account for the vast majority administered in the UK.
Data also showed how infections plummeted four weeks after the first dose, as demonstrated by the below chart.ONS infection data after one vaccine dose.The study was carried out over a time period when the Alpha variant, first identified in Kent, was dominant in the UK. It has now been overtaken by the Delta variant, first identified in India. headtopics.com
However, Public Health England revealed on Monday the continued high effectiveness of the vaccines against symptomatic disease (about 80%) and hospitalisations (about 94%) from the Delta variant after two doses. Read more: Yahoo Singapore »
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