PHE said that about 11,100 persons’ lives were saved among people above 80 years of age. At the same time, 1,600 persons were saved from 70 to 79 years of age and 300 persons were saved from 60 to 69 years of age.
Two doses of Oxford / AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine are about 85 to 90 percent effective against Covid-19 (Covid-19). Public Health England (PHE) gave this information, citing the real-world data of vaccination in Britain. In its latest weekly Corona Vaccine Surveillance Report on Thursday, PHE estimated that by May 9, 2021, 13,000 deaths had been prevented among people 60 years and older.
PHE said that about 11,100 persons’ lives were saved among people above 80 years of age. At the same time, 1,600 persons were saved from 70 to 79 years of age and 300 persons were saved from 60 to 69 years of age. PHE said in a press release that new analysis for the first time showed that the 2 doses of the Oxford / AstraZeneca vaccine provide about 85 to 90 percent protection from COVID. According to the report, this is equivalent to the estimated 90 percent effectiveness of the Pfizer / Bioentech vaccine against Corona.
39,100 people saved from hospitalization
Commenting on the PHE data, UK Health Minister Matt Hancock said that new data suggests that the vaccine saves people’s lives and protects people from hospitalization if infected. He said, because of this vaccine, the lives of 13 thousand people were saved and 39,100 people were saved from hospitalization. These people are our family, our friends and our loved ones. In this way, it shows the effect of the data vaccine. Hancock said, it is very important to get the vaccine in view of the new variants.
No weapon better than a vaccine to fight the virus
UK Vaccine Minister Nadim Zahavi said that these new data highlight the incredible impact of the vaccine, which occurs after taking both doses. The second dose of the Oxford / AstraZeneca vaccine provides up to 90 percent protection. Zahvi said, there can be no better weapon than vaccine to eliminate the virus. The second dose ensures that you can get possible protection from viruses. With this we will be able to return to normal life and do our favorite works again.
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