UK vaccine programme saved 100,000 lives
Simon Collins, HIV i-Base
Public Health England (PHE) regularly update the impact of the COVID-19 vaccination programme in England.
So far the programme has prevented:
- More than 105,000 deaths.
- More than 230,000 hospitalisations in those aged 45 and over.
- More than 140,000 hospitalisations in those aged 65 and over.
- More than 24 million infections.
Ref: PHE surveillance report. Revised monthly. (16 September 2021).