The comments made by Nadhim Zahawi, the Vaccines Minister, on 3 May 2021.
The UK’s vaccination programme has been a huge success so far with more than 50 million doses administered – a fantastic achievement.
We have one of the highest uptake rates in the world and over 15 million people have now received 2 doses and maximum protection from this dreadful virus.
Every jab brings us one step closer to putting this pandemic behind us. I urge everyone to come forward as soon as they are eligible – the vaccine is safe, effective and could save your life.