Guidance: PHE monitoring of the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination

Public Health England

February 22
15:29 2021

PHE monitoring of the early impact and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination in England

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On 8 December 2020, the UK became the first country to roll out a COVID-19 vaccination programme, initially using the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.

Since the beginning of the programme, Public Health England has been monitoring the effectiveness of the vaccines in the real world and has now published its first analysis of the impact of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine on:

  • symptomatic disease
  • hospitalisation
  • death
  • infection (symptomatic or asymptomatic)
Published 22 February 2021

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