The Prime Minister’s official spokesman said: “Any vaccines which are determined for use will undergo a vigorous series of safety checks, they will be absolutely safe for the public to use.
“And the Prime Minister would therefore, of course, be very happy to take the vaccine himself.”
Meanwhile, the second wave of Covid-19 will be gruelling with increased pressure prolonged throughout the winter, UK doctors have been warned.
The chief medical officers of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the NHS, the General Medical Council and the medical royal colleges have written to doctors urging them to be flexible during the second wave, which may require them to work in clinical areas outside their usual practice.
The letter, tweeted by England’s CMO, Professor Chris Whitty, says the second Covid wave “may well be prolonged throughout the winter period, with wide local variation and fluctuation in cases, requiring a sustained response from the whole profession.
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