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2022-04-05
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COVID-19: AstraZeneca boss says booster jabs may not be needed for everyone and widespread rollout could put extra pressure on NHS - Today News Post Today News || UK News

The boss of COVID vaccine maker AstraZeneca has said booster jabs may not be needed for everyone in the UK.

Chief executive Pascal Soriot said a nationwide rollout of third doses could put additional pressures on the NHS during the winter.

Writing in the TelegraphApril 15, Mr Soriot and senior colleague Sir Mene Pangalos said: “A third dose for all may be needed, but it may notoxford_astrazeneca_covid_19_vaccine. Mobilising the NHS for a boosting programme that is not needed would potentially add unnecessary burden on the NHS over the long winter monthsCommences once 75 per cent o.

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AstraZeneca’s chief executive Pascal Soriot

“Because NHS staff and resources are scarce, another national mobilisation would potentially leave us with fewer resources for cancer screenings and the other care provided by doctors and nurses each dayThe world junior men.”

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