‘Absolutely vital’ to get your second jab

The Leader of Bridgend County Borough Council is reminding people of the importance of ensuring that they receive both jabs and are fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 coronavirus.

It follows recent research by Public Health England which has revealed that the UK’s two main vaccines, the AstraZeneca and the Pfizer, are 33 per cent effective against coronavirus after one dose, and 80 per cent effective after two doses.

“We have been repeatedly urging residents not to let their guard down against the coronavirus, and it is now more important than ever to do all that we can to keep our communities safe. No vaccine is 100 per cent effective, and it is still possible to carry the virus without showing any symptoms of it. Even if we have received a jab, we must not make the mistake of thinking that we are somehow immune, and we must not let our guard down. We must not become complacent – the pandemic is not over….” Read more here

 
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