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People who have received a Covid-19 vaccine could still pass the virus on to others and should continue following lockdown rules, England’s deputy chief medical officer has warned.
Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Prof Jonathan Van-Tam stressed that scientists “do not yet know the impact of the vaccine on transmission”.
He said vaccines offer “hope” but infection rates must come down quickly.
Matt Hancock said 75% of over-80s in the UK have now had a first virus jab.
Both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines require two doses, and figures so far reflect those given the first dose.
The health secretary told the BBC’s Andrew Marr that around three quarters of care homes had also been vaccinated.
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