Vast majority of health care workers already had the COVID vaccine. Only a small minority have vaccine hestitancy.
A recent study found that about 90% of staff had at least one dose of the vaccine within 2 months of vaccine roll out. That is very impressive.
This study ( published in Lancet Journal) found that vaccines are very effective in reducing infections.
But the study also showed what we know already. Vaccination does not give 100% protection.
Everyone, in particular, health care staff need to continue with other COVID precautions such as masks, distancing and regular washing as advised by Government.
Reference: COVID-19 vaccine coverage in health-care workers in England and effectiveness of BNT162b2 mRNA vaccine against infection (SIREN): a prospective, multicentre, cohort study. Published:April 23, 2021 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00790-X
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