Single dose of Pfizer vaccine to be effective for people 80 and above


As per the latest figures released by Public Health England show that the Pfizer-BioNTec and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines are very effective in reducing Covid infections among senior people who are 70 years and over.

For those above the age of 80 or above, the data suggested that a single dose of the Pfizer vaccine is 85% effective at preventing death with Covid-19.

According to the British Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, the findings are “very strong”.