Covid: Booster jabs for over-50s expected to be announced

Covid: Booster jabs for over-50s expected to be announced

Covid: Booster jabs for over-50s expected to be announced

BBC says a UK-wide programme of booster jabs to help prevent Covid will be confirmed later, the BBC understands.

Ministers are expected to announce jabs for the over-50s as part of their Covid winter plan, after advice from the independent vaccine panel, the JCVI.

BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said the booster would be a single dose of the Pfizer vaccine at least six months after a second dose.

The NHS began preparing for the booster programme in July.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-58552389


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