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Jonathan Van-Tam backs NHS to keep pace with vaccine programme

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Jonathan Van-Tam backs NHS to keep pace with vaccine programme

Jonathan Van-Tam backs NHS to keep pace with vaccine programme

England’s deputy chief medical officer Professor Jonathan Van-Tam said hebelieves the NHS is ready to keep pace with the UK's Covid-19 vaccinationprogramme should a vaccine be approved by regulators.


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