60% of people being admitted to UK hospitals had two COVID jabs – adviser

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LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) – Britain’s Chief Scientific Adviser Patrick Vallance said on Monday that 60% of people being admitted to hospital with COVID-19 have had two doses of vaccine.

“In terms of the number of people in hospital who’ve been double vaccinated, we know it’s around 60% of the people being admitted to hospital with COVID,” Vallance said.

(Reporting by Kate Holton and William James; writing by Andrew MacAskill; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)

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