Matt Hancock

UK can see a way out of the pandemic, Health Secretary says

Two vaccines have been rolled out in the UK, with a third – developed by Moderna – also approved for use.

Hotels could be used to house Covid patients if hospitals are full, Hancock says

The health secretary said the use of hotels as places for Covid-19 patients was a back-up plan but added it was not something they were planning at this time.

Matt Hancock to give Covid update as vaccination hubs open

At the briefing, which is scheduled for 5pm, the health secretary will be joined by NHS England national medical director Professor Stephen Powis.