The exchange went: “Hi, you’re live on Good Morning Britain. I know it’s been a while since you’ve spoken to us but great news about the vaccine.
“What can you tell us?” Mr Dixon asked.
After explaining that he had “confidence” the vaccine would be effective, Mr Dixon added: “It’s fantastic news.
“Just one other question, I know you’re busy. Why have you avoided and boycotted Good Morning Britain for 196 days?
“Piers and Susanna are really keen to talk to you and our viewers really want to hear from you. Why not come on the show?”