People must keep social distancing and wearing masks AFTER getting a Covid ...

People must keep social distancing and wearing masks AFTER getting a Covid vaccine to stop infections surging again before mass coverage is achieved, SAGE warns

By Sam Blanchard Deputy Health Editor For Mailonline

Published: 16:30 GMT, 8 January 2021 | Updated: 16:31 GMT, 8 January 2021

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People must be told to keep social distancing and wearing face coverings even after they have had a Covid vaccine, SAGE has warned.

In a paper produced by the Government's scientific advisers, experts said officials should make sure people understand they have to keep following the rules.

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Although people who receive the vaccine should be protected from severe disease from two to three weeks after getting the jab, they could still spread the illness.

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