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UK Officials Under Pressure As Covid "Freedom Day" Approaches

The UK government is facing a race against time to get the most vulnerable people in Britain fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by mid-June.

There's a target of getting second doses to all over 50s before England's so-called "freedom day" on June 21st - when nightclubs are signposted to open. There are warnings the spread of the Indian Covid variant could jeopardise reopening plans. Professor of public health tLinda Bauld thinks the 21st is too soon.

 

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