Covid vaccine news UK – Queen blasts people ‘selfishly’ refusing to take vaccine and urges them ‘think of others’


THE Queen has urged Brits to have the Covid vaccine, saying people need to “think of others”.

The 94-year-old monarch said in a video call about those refusing to be jabbed: “They ought to think about other people rather than themselves.”

In a chat to chiefs overseeing the rollout, she said of her injection seven weeks ago: “It was very quick, and I’ve had lots of letters from people who’ve been surprised by how easy it was to get the vaccine.”

Chuckling on screen, she said it “didn’t hurt at all” and gave her a huge feeling of protection.

Royal doctors gave the Queen and Philip their jabs at Windsor Castle on January 9.

Her Majesty told the NHS experts that the amazing public response to the pandemic was similar to British defiance in the Second World War.

The Queen added: “Once you’ve had the vaccine you have a feeling of, you know, you’re protected, which is I think very important.

“And the other thing is that it is obviously difficult for people if they’ve never had a vaccine or they’ve had to umm but they ought to think about other people rather than themselves.”

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