Premier League players to be encouraged to take COVID-19 vaccine through government videos –The Premier League has teamed up with the British government to make videos that will encourage players to take the COVID-19 vaccine, British media reported on Sunday.
Jonathan Van-Tam, England’s deputy chief medical officer, has agreed to address concerns around the vaccine in videos that will be shared with Premier League and English Football League (EFL) clubs, as well as fans.
🏟 #PL clubs have opened their doors to help with the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out
Get the jab to help save lives and protect others pic.twitter.com/UNlWDFeCJy
— Premier League (@premierleague) July 30, 2021
The Telegraph reported that only 70% of EFL players had received at least one dose of the vaccine or were planning to get one.
Ronaldo had the two jabs of Covid vaccine, and would be clear from quarantine. However, Premier League is more demanding than UK government, and after travelling from a country of yellow list, he must quarantine for 5 days #mufc
— MUFC Union (@mufc_union) September 5, 2021
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka missed Switzerland’s World Cup qualifier against Italy this week after testing positive for COVID-19, while a host of other Arsenal players, including Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette, were infected last month.