The Pfizer and BioNTech covid-19 vaccine may provide some early protection, starting 12 days after the first dose, the peer reviewed results of a phase III trial have found. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine ,1 found that vaccine efficacy between the first and second...
I have just read that and it certainly goves some cause for concern.
The UK government have been telling us that the Pfizer vaccine gives 90% coverage after the first jab, this is their justification for deviating from the prescribed program. According to the article above the coverage is in fact only 52% after one jab.
Who is telling the truth here and are the government taking a massive gamble with the health of the old people who have had this vaccination (and NHS staff)?
I'd be interested if there is more information about this - where did the government's 90% figure come from?