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UK gets on with fast-paced vaccination roll-out, but easing of lockdowns may cause delay in achieving targets

British government must also deal with fears of third wave, vaccine import delays, and people ignoring vaccination appeals

Published Sat, Mar 27, 2021 · 05:50 AM

London

BRITAIN'S vaccination roll-out continues at a hectic pace, but there are fears that the government's initial targets won't be reached as planned, with lockdowns set to be relaxed. The worry is that a third wave of Covid-19 infections and permutations will spread from Europe.

The strategy is to vaccinate as many people as possible and, via a steady easing of lockdowns, return the nation towards normality and a stronger economy.

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