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New variants will push the number needed to reach herd immunity up.
More than 2.5 billion doses have been ordered worldwide of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, providing a ray of hope in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
As vaccination begins to take effect, what we will be able to do will change – but the transformation will be slow.
As a further 533 people lost their lives in the last 24 hours, the ongoing mass vaccination campaign is an important milestone in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, but restrictions will have to continue for some months until we get the final ‘all clear’, Dr Joe Pajak writes.
As the AstraZeneca and Oxford University vaccine results are encouraging, governments can’t force people to be vaccinated, but they can penalise those who don’t.