AstraZeneca – Covid vaccine: When will the Oxford vaccine be prepared?
Professor Van-Tam mentioned of the Pfizer jab: “That is one the place there are strict guidelines concerning the variety of instances the vaccine might be taken out of the fridge and moved into what we name ambient room temperatures, and so it will make it very very troublesome, in reality not viable, to take it into particular person individuals’s house if they’re house-bound.”
He advised BBC Breakfast that if the Authorities can, they “completely will” get the Pfizer jab into care houses, however acknowledged the Oxford vaccine could be simpler to roll out than the Pfizer vaccine.
At the moment the UK has solely authorised the Pfizer vaccine to be used, and the Authorities has secured 40 million doses of the vaccine.
Because the vaccine is given in two doses, the UK at the moment has secured sufficient vaccines for 20 million individuals.