Coronavirus restrictions are staying in place because of concerns about the Delta variant.
Dr Nikki Kanani has encouraged everyone to come forward for their vaccine.
The Queen made the comments about the health secretary during her first in-person meeting with the PM for more than a year.
Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi says the UK's vaccination programme has passed another key milestone, with more than 60% of the adult population now fully vaccinated.
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More than a quarter of a million children are absent from school in the UK because of coronavirus.
Europe is gradually easing lockdown measures ahead of the tourist season.
An appeal will examine whether under-16s can consent to treatment that delays the onset of puberty.
Scientists begin to give the drug to people at home with symptoms to see if it can keep them out of hospital.
Maternity services are failing women belonging to ethnic minorities, the charity investigating says.