COVID-19: Major cities falling well behind in UK’s bid to vaccinate its way out of lockdown
The 15 areas of England to have vaccinated the lowest proportion of adults against COVID-19 are all in London.
In some boroughs, including Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Newham, just one in five adults have received a single dose of a vaccine, according to NHS England data up to 25 February.
Other cities including Nottingham and Manchester also have low vaccination rates.
Is this a surprise?
The obvious explanation is age. London’s population is younger than average with just 8.6% of people…