48 Hours until V-Day: From the NHS centers to how to get a big hit, here’s everything you need to know about the Covid-19 vaccine launch
The vaccine program kicked off on Tuesday, hailed as the breakthrough that will help restore our lives.
With 357 million doses ordered by the government – and 800,000 doses already sent by Pfizer – it’s hoped that 10 million doses will be here by the end of the year. NHS employees will invite people through text or phone.
Initially, it will be offered in 50 NHS Centers, then by some GP-led primary care networks starting December 14th.
The infographic shows where in the country the 50 NHS centers, private vaccination centers, and GP clinics are offering the vaccine next week.
A diagram showing how the Pfizer vaccine works, by entering the patient’s cells, causing the immune system to produce antibodies and activate T cells ready to destroy those infected with the Coronavirus.
The graphic shows how patients will receive the vaccine, including who will administer it and for how long they will be immunized from Covid-19.
The graph shows the priority order in which the vaccine will be rolled out, starting with residents in care homes
The diagram shows the situation with other vaccines being developed, other than Pfizer / BioNTech jab
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