The Oxford jab is also 100% effective at keeping people out of hospital with severe illness.
The prime minister has urged the public to continue taking up the offer of a vaccine.
Those eligible do not need to wait for an invite.
European countries have paused the safe Oxford/AstraZeneca jab. Here’s what it might mean for Brits.
Downing Street reassurance comes as European Medicines Agency agrees the jab is safe.
A number of European countries have temporarily suspended the rollout of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine.
Rising case numbers, fresh lockdowns and an embarrassing vaccine spat with Australia are warnings that Brits shouldn’t pack their bags just yet.
This should get you in the mood for summer – two are even in the UK!
Some have already begun the mass testing of students.
The "astonishing" news has prompted anger from Remainers, who say the shift was inevitable. But what does it mean?