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Former Covid medical officer Van-Tam takes role at vaccine maker Moderna

One of UK’s public faces of pandemic, ‘JVT’ was known for football-related metaphors in No 10 briefings

Sir Jonathan Van-Tam, the UK’s former deputy chief medical officer who became a household name during the pandemic, has become a senior medical consultant to the Covid-19 vaccine maker Moderna.

Known by the initials JVT and remembered for the striking metaphors he used during Downing Street briefings on the progress of the virus, he took up the role as part-time clinical adviser to the American biotechnology company on 2 May.

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