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Almost a QUARTER of London's frontline healthcare workers have failed to accept the Covid jab

Added 02-28-21 08:36:02am EST - “An investigation by The Mail on Sunday exposes how the drive to inoculate health workers has stalled amid an alarming vaccine hesitancy, particularly among some ethnic minority employees.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “QUARTER of London's healthcare workers failed to accept the Covid jab”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Almost a quarter of frontline NHS staff in London, including some doctors and nurses, have failed to accept the Covid jab, shock Government figures reveal.

An investigation by The Mail on Sunday today exposes how the drive to inoculate health workers has stalled amid an alarming vaccine hesitancy, particularly among some ethnic minority employees.

More than 41,000 frontline healthcare workers, which includes medics, hospital porters, cleaners and laboratory staff, have not had the jab in the capital, equivalent to 24 per cent of the workforce.

London is dramatically lagging behind the rest of the country, with only six per cent of staff across England’s six other regions having failed to take up the vaccine.

Medics elsewhere in the UK, including Dr Nighat Arif, (pictured) a GP in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, are taking part in a social media campaign, supported by the UN, which sees experts using TikTok to encourage vaccine acceptance 

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