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The vaccinations against coronavirus have not yet gained approval but already the plan is under way to vaccinate an entire world.
In the UK, the army will be called in to help the NHS with the task of — what scientists predict — vaccinating 8-10 million people a week.
It is still unclear which vaccine Britons will be given, but Moderna has claimed a protection rate against illness of more than 94 percent.
What are the logistical challenges of vaccinating huge swathes of the British population?
And how do you persuade those who are ‘vaccine-hesitant’ to get the jab?
Newsnight’s Health Correspondent Deb Cohen reports.
Emily Maitlis is joined by Paulette Hamilton, Labour councillor and cabinet member for health on Birmingham City Council, Major General Tim Cross, a retired British Army officer and military logistics experts and James Johnson, who was Theresa May’s pollster in Downing Street.
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