BOLTON, ENGLAND - JUNE 09: Combat medics from Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps vaccinate members of the public at a rapid vaccination centre, set up outside Bolton Town Hall on June 09, 2021 in Bolton, England. To help curb the spread of the Delta variant of Coronavirus in the North West of England Health Minister, Matt Hancock, has promised support from the military and increased testing in schools. Local leaders have asked for an increase in the vaccination program. The spread of the Delta variant, first discovered in India, has provoked debate on whether the so-called "Freedom Day" date of June 21 will be able to go ahead and see the full re-opening of British services and businesses.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Medics from the British Army's nursing corps carry out coronavirus vaccinations. The Indian variant of the virus is blamed for more than 90 per cent of new cases in the UK. Getty Images 

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