Pfizer vaccine cuts Covid transmission by up to 85 per cent

Feb 22, 2021 - City AM

“Vaccines are working,” the health secretary has announced, after new data showed the Pfizer vaccine cuts Covid transmission by up to 85 per cent and reduces the risk of death and hospitalisation by three-quarters.

In a major boost for the Prime Minister’s plans to lift lockdown restrictions, early data from Public Health England’s (PHE) first independent analysis into the Pfizer/Biontech vaccine showed it provides overwhelming protection against spreading the virus.

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