PM confident in vaccines

The COVID Diaries – 285 8th February

A small-scale review has suggested that the AstraZeneca vaccine gives “minimal protection” against mild disease from the South African variant of the coronavirus.

People may or may not be reassured by Boris Johnson’s reassurance that he is “very confident” in the Covid vaccines being used in the United Kingdom, claiming that the vaccines are effective in delivering a high degree of protection against serious illness.