LONDON’s vaccine take up has fallen behind the national average – as experts warned Covid will kill Brits “for the rest of our lives”.
Professor Chris Whitty said Londoners have shown great enthusiasm for vaccine – but rates in the capital are about 10% lower than other areas.
The Government science adviser said vaaccination rates are always lower in London as people tend to move around a lot with a large influx of people entering and exiting the city.And Mr Whitty warned Brits would have to live with hospitalisations and deaths “for the rest of our lives”.
As a result, Britain’s new date for lockdown lifting is July 19th, although a review will take place in two weeks time which could see things accelerated.
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