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Oxford Covid jab faces effectively being withdrawn from Britain's vaccine rollout

Added 09-11-21 05:36:03am EST - “Britain's booster programme is expected to rely mainly on the Pfizer vaccine under a 'mix and match' strategy to top-up immunity.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Oxford Covid jab faces to be withdrawn from Britain's vaccine rollout”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The Oxford jab could be largely withdrawn from UK's vaccine programme as millions of Britons who were given two doses are likely to be offered a Pfizer booster shot.

The booster programme is expected to rely mainly on the Pfizer vaccine under a 'mix and match' strategy to top-up immunity.

Research has suggested combining the two different vaccines can provide better and longer lasting protection against Covid-19.

The Oxford jab could be largely withdrawn from UK's vaccine programme as millions of Britons who were given two doses are likely to be offered a Pfizer booster shot

But the UK's medical regulator has ruled that the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine cannot be used for third doses in this way.

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