'Really good news': British Health Secretary Matt Hancock welcomes Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine results

"These figures ... shows that the vaccine in the right dosage can be up to 90% effective," British Health Secretary Matt Hancock told Sky News, after an announcement from AstraZeneca.

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British Health Secretary Matt Hancock
LONDON: British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said it was "fantastic news" that data on Monday showed that a COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca with Oxford University could be up to 90% effective.

"These figures ... shows that the vaccine in the right dosage can be up to 90% effective," he told Sky News, after an announcement from AstraZeneca.

"We've got 100 million doses on order and should all that go well, the bulk of the rollout will be in the new year."

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