London, 28 March (EFE). – The British government assured this Sunday that it would have enough vaccines to administer more than 26 million second doses that it has pending, despite a supply shortfall that is anticipated for weeks to come.
“From the beginning, this has been the most important consideration in the design of our vaccination program. Not only are we going to keep our promises regarding the first dose, but we’re going to make sure that people get the second one as well.” Culture Minister Oliver Dowden told “Sky News”.
The UK has administered the first injection of AstraZeneca or Pfizer preparations to around 30 million people, but the second dose, which lasts for twelve weeks, amounts to only 3.3 million.
The British public health system has warned that it expects a “significant reduction” in the number of vaccines available in the coming weeks.
Controversy between the British government and the European Union (EU) over vaccine exports, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned this week that “Britain is proud to vaccinate many people with the first dose, but they go” With other problems, “according to the British media.
“We have always said that there will be supply fluctuations, but we are not going to make frequent comments about it,” concluded the British Culture Minister in this regard, which is expected to be available. In the United Kingdom in April. Modern American Commentary.
England took the first step yesterday to slow down the severe sanctions imposed in early January to avoid the contagion of the Kovid-19.
Starting this Monday, rules on social encounters abroad will be relaxed, although all non-essential establishments, including bars and hairdressers, will remain closed for now and national and international travel will be banned for leisure reasons.
Epidemiologist Mark Woolhouse, one of the government’s advisers on measures against the epidemic, told the BBC that the measures Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government expected to take at the end of June are “a little nervous” about complete rest. .
“The idea that we can emerge suddenly from this, at once, I think is overly optimistic,” he said, and opened up the possibility of the sanctions being lifted again “if things get worse,” this. Despite the fact that the executive has given assurances. On this occasion de-escalation is “irreversible”. EFE
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