Matt Hancock describes Covid-19 vaccine as ‘start of fightback against common enemy’

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Matt Hancock describes Covid-19 vaccine as ‘start of fightback against common enemy'” – below is their description.

    Mr Hancock said the NHS faces a “Herculean task” to deploy Covid-19 vaccines across the UK telling the Commons:

    “This simple act of vaccination is a tribute to scientific endeavour, to human ingenuity and to the hard work of so many people.

    “Today marks the start of the fightback against our common enemy, coronavirus, and while today is a day to celebrate, there is much work to be done.”

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