The UK reached a little early on Monday its target of offering at least a first dose of coronavirus vaccine by mid-April to everyone over 50 and those most vulnerable or at risk , announced the government.
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“We have now taken a highly significant step in our vaccination program by offering vaccines to all those in the nine high risk groups” in the face of the virus which has claimed more than 127,000 lives in the country, said Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a statement. More than 32 million people (for 66 million people) have received at least one first dose in the UK, which has maintained its target of offering at least one first dose to all adults by the end of July despite the woes of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
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