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Britain will allow mixing of COVID-19 vaccines on rare occasions, as fears grow NHS could be overwhelmed – ABC News

In a departure from other strategies globally, the UK Government says people could be given a mix-and-match of two COVID-19 shots, for example if the same vaccine…

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The United Kingdom will allow people to be given shots of different COVID-19 vaccines on rare occasions, despite a lack of evidence about the extent of immunity offered by mixing doses.
Key points:

  • The Government is not recommending the mixing of vaccines, which require at least two doses given several weeks apart
  • Emergency hospitals built at the start of the outbreak have been reactivated as wards fill up with COVID-19 patients
  • COVID-19 has killed more 74,000 people in the UK the second-highest death…

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