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

Covid-19 vaccine: Jabs offered to 12-15-year-olds at 800 schools

Health Secretary Sajid Javid says the vaccines “will help keep children in the classroom”. Source link

Novavax volunteers offered two approved travel jabs

The decision means thousands of people who took part in trials will be able to travel abroad. Source link

Covid: Antibody tests offered to public for first time

The UK-wide scheme for adults who test positive for coronavirus will launch next week. Source link

Covid: 16 and 17-year-olds in England to be offered jab by 23 August

Those in England will be offered a jab or the chance to book one by 23 August, the government says. Source link

Covid: Vaccines to be offered to 16 and 17 year olds

Speaking ahead of the July decision, England’s chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty said the JCVI were confident vaccines would protect children to a high degree. But he said more research was taking place as children do not tend to suffer severely from Covid, and the experts wanted to ensure the benefits of the jab… Continue reading Covid: Vaccines to be offered to 16 and 17 year olds

NHS workers in England offered 3% pay rise

Nurses and other NHS workers will get the extra ‘in recognition of unique impact of pandemic’ on staff. Source link

Nadhim Zahawi: At-risk children aged 12-17 to be offered vaccine

Children aged 12-17 with underlying health conditions will be offered the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, the government has said. Speaking in the House of Commons, Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi said children in the age range will also be offered a vaccine “if they live with someone who is immunosuppressed”. Read more: Covid: Hundreds of thousands of under-18s… Continue reading Nadhim Zahawi: At-risk children aged 12-17 to be offered vaccine

Covid: Vaccine offered to all UK adults, says government

But Jeremy Hunt, chairman of the Commons health select committee, said on Saturday that the government was likely to have to reintroduce some controls in the autumn, as rising case numbers and hospital admissions meant the NHS was facing a “very serious” situation. Source link

Covid: Arsenal stadium tours offered as part of vaccine clinic

Fans are being offered the “memorable experience” when they get vaccinated at the Emirates. Source link