Sumary of England’s Covid vaccine programme could slow sharply, Sage warns:
- The latest modelling paper, produced for the Sage scientific advisory committee, said that “the central rollout scenario”.
- The projections form part of the model, published on Monday, used by academics from Imperial College London and Warwick University to estimate how coronavirus could spread as restrictions are progressively unlocked by the government..
- Ministers have consistently refused to spell out how much of either the Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccines will be available in future, leaving the officially sanctioned projections cited in modelling papers as the best available public predictions..
- Although the figures cited are for England, the supply of vaccines is spread around the UK on a population-based formula and the impact on the other nations will therefore be the same….