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English data shows single dose of AZ COVID-19 vaccine gives 80% lower risk of death

05/10/2021 10:38
English data shows single dose of AZ COVID-19 vaccine gives 80% lower risk of death

- Data from the rollout of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine shows one dose of the shot results in 80% less risk of death from the disease, Public Health England said on Monday.

It also said protection against death from the Pfizer-BioNTech PFE.N, BNTX.O vaccine rises from approximately 80% after one dose to 97% after two doses in its new analysis.



(Reporting by Alistair Smout
Editing by William Schomberg)

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