Covid vaccine update: Delaying second dose may boost effectiveness, says JCVI expert

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Covid vaccine update: Delaying second dose may boost effectiveness, says JCVI expert

The government has faced backlash over the last couple of days following its decision to distribute only the first dose of vaccines that require tw

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The government has faced backlash over the last couple of days following its decision to distribute only the first dose of vaccines that require two shots to confer maximum protection. The government’s decision rests on evidence that a longer interval between the first and second doses promotes a stronger immune response with the AstraZeneca vaccine. Now the chair of COVID-19 immunisation at JVCI has weighed in on the evidence.



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