The vaccine is cheaper than other options and easier to distribute around the world.
Contacts of people with the virus will not need to quarantine if they test negative, the government says.
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Borrowing - which hit a record £22.3bn in October - cannot go on indefinitely, chancellor says.
The more antibodies people have, the lower their chances of re-infection, a study suggests.
The health secretary says vaccination could begin next month if a jab is approved by the regulator.
An injection of antibodies might provide up to six months' protection to immuno-compromised patients.
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But the government data suggests coronavirus rates in school-age children are still rising.
The vaccine could get emergency authorisation in the first two weeks of December.
Greatest risk of passing the virus on is in the first few days of having symptoms, analysis suggests.
Matt Hancock said the NHS was preparing to roll out a Covid-19 vaccine if one is approved for use.
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While most people will have mild symptoms and recover quickly, some are more prone to getting sick.
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The health secretary says the bulk of the vaccine rollout will happen in early 2021.
The director of the Oxford Vaccine group says this vaccine is also easier to store than others.
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