Watch: Boris Johnson says the UK will 'feel effects' of a third wave
The Prime Minister cautioned the public that they should be under “no illusions” about the challenges posed by a fresh outbreak on the continent.
"If there is one thing that is worth stressing is that on the continent right now you can see sadly there is a third wave under way.
"People in this country should be under no illusions that previous experience has taught us that when a wave hits our friends, it washes up on our shores as well. I expect that we will feel those effects in due course.
"That's why we're getting on with our vaccination programme as fast as we can but a vaccination campaign and developing vaccines, rolling them out - these are international projects and they require international co-operation."
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