BRITAIN has secured 114 million additional doses of its variant Covid injectable – as the country approaches its fourth dose.
Ministers have announced new deals for additional Pfizer and Moderna injections over the next two years to protect our hard-won freedom.
It includes access to modified vaccines can address Omicron or other new variants of interest.
Ministers said the bumper new contract would help the UK avert future pandemic waves “in the bay”.
Health Secretary Sajid Javid said: “These new arrangements will future-proof the great British immunization drive – which has so far delivered more than 115 million first, second and booster shots. across the UK – and will make sure we can protect even more people in the years to come.
“This is a national mission and our best weapon to deal with this virus and its variants is to have a weapon in the hand – so when you are called forward, stab and strengthen.”
The latest order in addition to 35 million additional Pfizer injections has been secured for the end of 2022, as well as 60 million doses of Novavax and 7.5 million GSK/Sanofi also expected next year.
It has total UK Vaccine book up to 453.5 million cards.
To date, 115 million doses have been used to immunize Britons, while 70 million have been committed abroad.
Every adult in the UK will now be given a booster shot at the end of January in an effort to maintain Omicron variant in the Bay.
About 400 military personnel will be drafted to help set up and staff the new jab clinics as part of a record rollout.
And the NHS is hiring 10,000 more vaccination doctors and calling on tens of thousands to join frontline volunteers, including The Sun’s Jabs Army.
The latest injection ensures that Britain has enough shots until 2023, with plenty of vials available to include a potential fourth dose.
One year ago today [Thurs] Great Britain has become First country in the world to approve Covid machines for public use.
Now, the world’s biggest pharmaceutical giants will join Boris Johnson to discuss how to prevent future pandemics.
The Prime Minister will convene a global Biopharmaceuticals summit, as he pledges to turn Britain into a “scientific superpower”.
Mr Johnson will today [Thurs] Industry challenge uses Covid’s lessons to tackle other major healthcare challenges – such as dementia and obesity.
“With scientists around the world working tirelessly to learn more about the Omicron variant, we have never been more grateful for the extraordinary power of Life Sciences,” he said.
“Today, I am bringing together global industry leaders to discuss our innovative efforts against Covid-19, while ensuring we are better equipped to deal with future healthcare challenges.
“As we advance our goal of becoming a scientific superpower, the new investments made today will help us create life-changing breakthroughs against other diseases, such as cancer and dementia, and creating hundreds of high-skill jobs across the country.”
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