COVID vaccine rollout ‘has saved 14,000 lives’, says minister

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    The UK’s vaccination rollout has saved more than 14,000 lives, and prevented 44,500 hospital admissions in England alone, including 2,500 in the past two weeks, according to vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi.

    Speaking at a Downing Street news briefing, he hailed the figures as “real progress” but warned “we know there is much more to do”.

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