‘Very few’ Covid hospital patients had two jabs, NHS boss says

Source BBC

The head of NHS Providers has said “very, very few” Covid patients in hospital in England have received two coronavirus jabs – showing the vaccines provide “very high” levels of protection.

Chris Hopson said patients tended now to be younger – meaning there was a lower need for critical care.

But he said it was “incredibly striking” how busy hospitals were, as they deal with non-Covid backlogs.

Trusts were going “full pelt”, he said.

Meanwhile, Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi has confirmed that the government is considering making coronavirus vaccines compulsory for NHS staff.

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