New data suggests single Covid vaccine dose cuts hospitalisations by 80% | ITV News

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The Health Secretary says there is now some “seriously encouraging” evidence that the vaccination programme is reducing both deaths, and the numbers of over 80s being admitted to hospital.

And Matt Hancock said data suggests a single shot of either the Oxford or Pfizer jab dramatically cuts the risk of serious illness.

But he urged people to remain vigilant, after cases of the contagious Brazilian variant were identified in England and Scotland.

It came as there were further positive signs in the fight against the outbreak.

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