Today’s news summary – Paper Talk
Many of the front pages focus on the expansion of the Covid booster programme in response to the Omicron variant, with all over-18s now eligible for a third dose three months after their second.
The Daily Express reports the booster rollout has been expanded to all over-18s in a bid to prevent further restrictions this Christmas if the Omicron variant spreads.
The expansion of the vaccination programme to offer all over-18s boosters and second jabs to teenagers has made the front of the Daily Mirror.
Actress Sheridan Smith is “lucky to be alive” after hitting a tree in her Range Rover, according to The Sun.
Ministers want to see an average of 500,000 jabs delivered a day to help beat the Omicron variant, The Guardian reports.
Millions more adults and children will be offered further vaccines to help beat the spread of the Omicron variant under new plans, reports the Metro front page.
Health leaders warn of huge challenge as wait for third jab is cut, reports The Independent’s front page. The paper says “NHS race to deliver 20m booster vaccines”.