Covid: JCVI scientists to announce decision on booster rollout

A reduction in time between doses and extending the programme to younger age groups could be approved. Source link

Adults in England aged 40 upwards will be invited to book booster

Those who received second vaccine at least six months ago are eligible for top-up jab from Monday. Source link

Booster vaccines added to NHS Covid Pass for travel

People in England are now able to prove they have had a third dose, enabling travel to some countries. Source link

Covid booster doses will be offered to over-40s

Also, 16- and 17-year-olds should receive a second dose of vaccine, according to official UK advice. Source link

Over-40s Covid booster due to 'waning' protection

Professor Jonathan Van-Tam has said that “waning” protection against Covid, has led to a recommendation that everyone over the age of 40 receives a third booster dose of the vaccine. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation also recommended that 16 and 17 years olds should receive a second dose. England’s deputy chief medical officer… Continue reading Over-40s Covid booster due to 'waning' protection

Covid-19: Dr Sharon Hopkins says it's 'so important' for people to get booster vaccine

Dr Susan Hopkins from the UK Health Security Agency warns of a potentially “long and difficult winter”. Source link

Covid: Get booster jabs so we can enjoy Christmas – Javid

The health secretary urges people to join the “national mission” to avoid restrictions over winter. Source link

Covid: Booster jabs to open earlier for booking in England

The NHS is relaxing booking rules in a bid to speed up the rollout before a “challenging” winter. Source link

Will complacency damage Covid booster rollout?

The best way to protect the elderly and vulnerable this winter is, say government scientists, a booster programme. The third vaccine dose will eventually be offered to 30 million people over 50, medical staff, and younger adults with some health conditions. Source link

Covid booster jabs available at walk-in sites in England

The NHS hopes to bolster uptake ahead of a “challenging” winter, with hundreds of sites available. Source link