The first ever Covid-19 jab outside a clinical trial was administered in Britain to grandmother Margaret Keenan on December 8, 2020. File photo: AFP
The first ever Covid-19 jab outside a clinical trial was administered in Britain to grandmother Margaret Keenan on December 8, 2020. File photo: AFP

Covid-19 vaccines ‘saved 20 million lives’ in first year, study says

  • The study is the first attempt to estimate the number of deaths prevented through Covid-19 vaccinations
  • Covid-19 has officially killed more than 6.3 million people globally, but the real number could be as high as 15 million

The first ever Covid-19 jab outside a clinical trial was administered in Britain to grandmother Margaret Keenan on December 8, 2020. File photo: AFP
The first ever Covid-19 jab outside a clinical trial was administered in Britain to grandmother Margaret Keenan on December 8, 2020. File photo: AFP
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