23 Nov 2020

Oxford vaccine shown to be up to 90% effective, cheap and easy to transport

Health and Social Care Editor

Finally, there is hope of an end to all this, hope of a route out of the pandemic – with news of another potentially highly effective vaccine from Oxford University and AstraZeneca.

One that’s cheap enough to order doses in the tens of millions.

But, as Boris Johnson warned today, “we have to get through winter first”. And that means tougher restrictions for England until at least the end of March.