High COVID rates in South Shields where mistrust may be stemming vaccine take up

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “High COVID rates in South Shields where mistrust may be stemming vaccine take up” – below is their description.

    South Shields has one of the highest rates of COVID-19 cases in the country.

    However the area has a low vaccination uptake with many locals seeing coronavirus guidance as “propaganda”.

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