However, since July 12, there has been a decrease in infection. An analysis by Imperial College London and Ipsos MORI over 98,000 volunteers who took part in the study in England between June 24 and July 12 suggested that people who had received both doses of the vaccine were also less likely to transmit the infection to the other.
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UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid said: “Our vaccination rollout is building a wall of defence, which means we can carefully ease restrictions and go back to what we love, but we need to be cautious.” The need is because we are learning to live with this virus.”
He said, “This report shows the importance of taking personal responsibility if you trace contacts, get tested if you have symptoms, and wear face coverings where appropriate. I urge all those people to take both doses of the vaccine.” I am not vaccinated yet. Vaccines are safe and they are working.”
Data from Public Health England (PHE) shows that the vaccines being administered in the UK are “highly effective” against all forms of COVID-19.
The Pfizer/BioEntech vaccine is 96 percent effective and the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is 92 percent effective against hospitalization after both doses. PHE estimates that the vaccination program in England has prevented 22 million infections, approximately 52,600 hospitalizations and 35,200 to 60,000 deaths.
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The latest PHE risk assessment for the Delta version shows early signs of an increased risk of re-infection with Delta compared to Alpha. Further investigation is being done by PHE and the data will be updated on Friday.
Following scientific advice, the UK Health Service has now expanded its COVID-19 vaccination program to all people 16 years of age and older.