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Govt 19. The UK study suggests that vaccines can reduce the spread

A study by the UK’s Directorate of Public Health (UK) found that a single dose of a Pfizer vaccine reduced the risk of transmitting the virus to family members by 49%, while the spread of the vaccine to those infected with the estrogen vaccine was reduced by 38%. .

These benefits include evidence that vaccines reduce symptomatic infections by two-thirds, and strengthen authorities’ confidence in drugs to control the Covid-19 infection and prevent further waves of the new corona virus.

“This is great news. We already know that vaccines save lives. This study is the most comprehensive study with real-world data, showing that it also reduces the spread of this deadly virus. It further reinforces that vaccines are the best way out of this epidemic,” said Health Minister Matt Hancock. Said.

In total, 33,959,908 people in the UK have been vaccinated with the first dose so far, of which 13,581,076 have already received the second dose, which is administered between three and 12 weeks.

More than 25% of adults have already received both doses, according to the government.

As of Tuesday, the country had reported 17 deaths and 2,685 new cases, but in the last seven days, from April 22 to 28, the daily average was 22 deaths and 2,399 cases.

The official total in the United Kingdom has increased to 127,480 confirmed deaths from a total of 4,411,797 cases since the outbreak.

The Govt-19 epidemic has caused at least 3,137,725 deaths worldwide, resulting in more than 148.6 million infections, according to a report released by the French company AFP.

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In Portugal, 16,973 of the 835,563 confirmed infections have died, according to the Directorate General of Health’s most recent bulletin.

The disease is spread by a new corona virus detected in late 2019 in the city of Wuhan in central China.