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Hospitals in the United Kingdom are getting ready for a long-awaited coronavirus vaccine coming in just a few weeks as the NHS prepares to administer it to the most vulnerable before Christmas.
During a meeting with experts, head of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Jon Findlay, has reportedly said that the vaccine would be available to everyone in as little as three weeks.
The jabs would most likely first be made available for the elderly and those working on the frontlines of the pandemic.
Authorities are said to be introducing new laws to override the European approval process if a potent vaccine is produced before the Brexit process comes to its conclusion on December 31, as per Daily Mail.
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According to sources, Findlay spoke about how old people’s homes would be the first to receive the jab as they make up 40% of Covid-related deaths in the United Kingdom.
It is said that the vaccine will be given in two parts – 3 – 4 weeks apart.
However, it will not be administered to those who have had a flu vaccine within a week.
Two London hospitals – Guy’s and St Thomas and King’s College Hospital will be the main focus for the new vaccine, and people who will be referred to as the “vaccine task force” are now to be employed.
Plans to set up Nightingale Vaccination Centres are also being made.
A list featuring 500 locations is believed to be agreed upon by mid-November, and they will be fully operational in December.
According to sources:
“Existing buildings that can be repurposed, like leisure centres and warehouses will be used, staring in areas of high infection.”
Copper Box Arena, Woking Leisure Centre and Leeds Town Hall are believed to be among the first areas to receive the vaccine.
NHS chief executive, Sir Simon Stevens, recently said he was sure that the system would be able to “get along” if a vaccine is ready for use before the holidays.
Reportedly, the government has already made plans to buy 350 jabs of the six different vaccines which are currently being created.
Thus far, Oxford University and AstraZeneca, as well as Pfizer in collaboration with BioNTech, are believed to have made a lot of progress and are almost done with their work.
According to a recent study, the Pfizer jab has proven to be 90% effective.
Pfizer and BioNTech said that the first results of a large clinical trial show 9 out of 10 people who get the vaccine are protected from coronavirus by it.
Coronavirus vaccine 'to be given to two groups of people across UK in December' https://t.co/DW8MYLHK9p
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If greenlit, 14 million vaccines, split into two types could be widely available by the end of 2020, according to Kate Bingham, head of the UK Vaccine Taskforce.
The ambitious programme could start in December, with surgeries across the UK given £150 million in order to boost their work capacity.
Medical experts have been told by the NHS that the cost would be £12.58 per injection.
The NHS stated:
“We have agreed that the item of service fee will be £12.58 per vaccination which is 25 per cent more than the current fee for service for an influenza vaccination at £10.6,” according to GPonline.
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