"I urge people to continue to get vaccinated," says Suffolk Director of Public Health after Oxford AstraZeneca reviews
Suffolk's Director of Public Health has urged people to continue to get vaccinated against COVID-19
Following today's announcements about the safety and effectiveness of the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and European Medicines Agency (EMA), Stuart Keeble, Suffolk's Director of Public Health, said:
“The outcome of these two rigorous, detailed and independent reviews reinforce the approvals given to the Oxford/Astra Zeneca vaccine at the start of the year.
“They show the vaccine to be safe and effective at protecting people from the effects of COVID-19 and, most important, should give people confidence that they can have the vaccine when it is offered to them.
“We’ve come so far in the battle with COVID-19 and the end is at last in sight. But to reach the light at the end of the tunnel, I urge people to continue to get vaccinated.”
You can read more about the reviews on the websites for the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency and the European Medicines Agency