Ex-head of UK Vaccine Taskforce Calls for End to Mass Vaccinations
Mass vaccination against COVID-19 should come to an end and the UK should focus on managing it as an endemic disease like flu, the former chairman of Britain’s vaccine taskforce has said.
Dr. Clive Dix, who played a key role in helping pharmaceutical firms create the COVID-19 vaccines, said that mass vaccination should end after the ongoing booster campaign, and the UK should start returning to a “new normality” in which the focus is placed on limiting serious illness rather than stopping the spread of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus.
“We need to analyse whether we use the current booster campaign to ensure the vulnerable are protected, if this is seen to be necessary,” he told The Observer newspaper, the Sunday edition of The Guardian. “Mass population-based vaccination in the UK should now end.”
“We now need to manage disease, not virus spread,” he added. “