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PProfessor Andrew Hayward said there was “a case” to re-vaccinate most vulnerable people with booster doses, but the UK may need to consider donating vaccines worldwide beforehand. that.
Professor Hayward was asked if the UK should think about how it is approaching supplements and giving the vaccine to children, if, for example, the Pfizer vaccine could be used more widely in Africa.
He told BBC Radio 4’s Today program: “I think we need to think very carefully, now that we have vaccinated and protected the vast majority of vulnerable people in our country, how we use booster doses. , and certainly I think it would be, ethically and globally, we wouldn’t want it to become mainstream.
“I think the most vulnerable should be re-vaccinated with booster doses, but this still leaves the UK massively over-ordered in terms of the amount of vaccine it has, and still leaves between 100 and 200 million doses he could donate by the end of the year. “
“If rich countries can’t fix a problem like immunizing the world, what hope do we have in coming together to tackle a complex problem like climate change? It really is an opportunity for global leadership,” he said. -he declares.