UK coronavirus vaccines have weakened link between infections and death, says scientist – Reuters

REUTERS/Henry NichollsLONDON, June 27 (Reuters) – Britains mass COVID-19 vaccination project has damaged the link in between infections and deaths but it has actually not yet been entirely broken, the head of a scientific advisory body to the federal government stated on Sunday.Prime Minister Boris Johnson is hoping to lift most remaining coronavirus constraints on July 19 after being forced to hold off any additional relieving this month because of a growing number of cases largely from the more transmittable Delta variant.Peter Horby, chair of the federal governments New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG), told the BBCs “Andrew Marr Show” that Britain was seeing a “much lower level of hospitalisation”. He was asked if there was enough information to say vaccinations had broken the link in between the infection and severe health problem and death. In general, Britain has had one of the greatest coronavirus death tolls in the world, with more than 128,000 deaths.
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