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Covid vaccines – ‘spectacular’ impact on serious illness – BBC News

First evidence from the UK’s vaccine programme shows a reduction in hospital admissions in Scotland.

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By Nick TriggleHealth correspondent
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The first results of the UK vaccination programme suggests it is having a “spectacular” impact on preventing serious illness.
Research led by Public Health Scotland found at four weeks after the first dose, hospital admissions were reduced by 85% and 94% for the Pfizer and AstraZeneca jabs respectively.
It is the first sign of the real world impact of vaccination in the UK.
Figures for England are expected to be released later.
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