COVID-19: Medics warn of a difficult Christmas and New Year

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: Medics warn of a difficult Christmas and New Year” – below is their description.

    The nurses first in line for the vaccine are juggling their time between getting the jab and then returning to packed wards.

    They fear the vaccine may give people a false sense of security as we head into the festive season.

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