Blog: A Look at the Demographic Figures Behind Vaccine Uptake

Mar 01, 2021
Some of our recent work has looked at the UK’s Covid-19 vaccination programme and the lower rates of uptake among ethnic minorities. In this blog we are going to look at topics which have so far received less coverage.

In recent months, we have been working on promoting awareness and education about vaccination and highlighting disparities levels of uptake. As part of this work, we are now going to take a look at some of the research on figures about levels of vaccine uptake among...

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Uptake of the Covid-19 Vaccine is Already Lower Among Ethnic Minority Communities. We Need to Act Now

Feb 15, 2021
In the next of our Covid-19 vaccines series, we take a look at the issues around lower uptake among ethnic minorities, examine the causes of this problem and look for solutions. We would like to note that data on vaccine uptake is only starting to emerge, so it is too early to have a full picture.

As the Coronavirus vaccine roll-out continues fears that uptake would be lower among ethnic minorities are increasingly being confirmed.

Just 57% of BAME respondents in a December survey for the...

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Covid-19 Vaccines: The Facts, the Controversies and the Misconceptions

Feb 01, 2021
In the second part of our mini-series on the roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccines we look at the facts, controversies and misconceptions.

In recent months, the United Kingdom has approved and begun to roll-out the Coronavirus vaccine.

By September, it is hoped that the vaccine will have been offered to everybody. This would pave the way for the population as a whole to be immunised from Covid-19, offering a way out of lockdown.

Some of the details of what vaccination is, how it works, how...

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The Covid-19 Vaccines: An Overview

Jan 05, 2021

In this first of our mini-series on the Covid-19 vaccines, we give an overview of what a vaccine is, the existing vaccines and our work relating to the pandemic.

In the last couple of months there’s been a lot of talk about the Covid-19 vaccine which is currently being rolled out in the UK.

With the announcement of a new national lockdown on 4th January 2021, we now have a new national target for the roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines which is currently increasing its pace.

As a...

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