THE VACCINE rollout in the UK has dealt a decisive blow to the spread of coronavirus in the UK but it is not a silver bullet. Sir David King, former chief scientific adviser to the UK Government and chair of the Independent Sage Group has issued a warning about a third wave after hundreds of people vaccinated with two doses of a coronavirus vaccine have been reinfected every day.
Cases of coronavirus have been climbing in recent weeks, plunging the full easing of restrictions on 21 June into uncertainty. Although the mass inoculation programme appears to be keeping hospitalisation rates at bay, there is a concerning development. Around 400 people a day who have had both doses of the coronavirus vaccine are testing positive across the United Kingdom.
Speaking to Sky News yesterday, Sir David King, former chief scientific adviser to the UK Government and chair of the Independent Sage Group, issued an ominous warning about the uptick in cases in those vaccinated.
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