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PM: End of lockdown road map will not be deterred by MHRA guidance on AstraZeneca jab

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PM: End of lockdown road map will not be deterred by MHRA guidance on AstraZeneca jab

PM: End of lockdown road map will not be deterred by MHRA guidance on AstraZeneca jab

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the Government's road map to ending lockdown will not affected by medical regulators' decision on the Oxford AstraZeneca jab.


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