Confident Our Vaccines Are Stopping Deaths: UK PM
London: Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday that he is confident that the vaccines being used in the UK are very effective in stopping serious disease and death, and are gaining an upper hand on the disease.
“We also think in particular in the case of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine that there’s good evidence that it is stopping transmission, as well, I think 67% reduction in transmission,” he said.
The UK is using vaccines made by Oxford-AstraZeneca and Pfizer.
“They remain a massive benefit to our country and the population,” he added.
“I’ve no doubt that vaccines generally are going to offer a way out. And with every day that goes by, you can see that medicine is slowly getting the upper hand over the disease,” the PM said.