What are the primary and secondary phases of the Covid-19 vaccination programme (CVP) hoping to achieve?

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What are the primary and secondary phases of the Covid-19 vaccination programme (CVP) hoping to achieve?

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The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has published a framework for refining future advice on a national Covid-19 vaccination strategy.

The principal aim being prevention of Covid-19 mortality and the protection of health and social care staff and systems. The primary phase of the Covid-19 vaccine programme should achieve high uptake of the vaccine and in view of the epidemiological situation in the UK, the best option for preventing morbidity and mortality is to protect those most at risk from morbidity and mortality in the initial phase.

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