By Adam Vaughan
A man in his 80s, receives his covid-19 vaccination at the International Centre for Life on January 11, 2021 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. The location is one of several mass vaccination centres in England to open to the public this week.
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The UKs race to vaccinate 13.9 million vulnerable people against covid-19 by 15 February is a herculean undertaking. “Unprecedented” may have become an overused word in the pandemic, but the size and speed of the vaccine rollout warrants it, though it may still be months before many people receive a covid-19 vaccine.
The numbers …