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Covid-19 vaccine

The Covid-19 vaccine gives you the 
best protection against coronavirus.

Introduction to the vaccine

The Covid-19 vaccine

According to the NHS, the Covid-19 vaccine is safe, effective and gives you the best protection against coronavirus.

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Introduction to the vaccine

Is the Covid-19 vaccine safe?

All Covid-19 vaccines approved for use in the UK have:

  • Met strict standards of safety, quality and effectiveness 
  • Gone through all the clinical trials and safety checks all other licensed medicines go through, following international standards of safety.

Why vaccination is safe and important

Here are some important facts about vaccines from the NHS:

  • 1.

    They prevent up to three million deaths worldwide every year.

  • 2.

    Since vaccines were introduced in the UK, diseases like smallpox, polio and tetanus are either gone or seen very rarely.

  • 3.

    If people stop having vaccines, it's possible for infectious diseases to quickly spread again.


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