The body which advises the government on Covid-19 vaccines says everyone registered as having a learning disability is now eligible to get a jab. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation made the change after pressure from a number of public figures, including the Radio 2 presenter, Jo Whiley. Her disabled sister had to go… Continue reading Jo Whiley welcomes vaccine prioritisation for people with learning disabilities
DJ Jo Whiley has called it the “cruellest twist in the world” that she was offered a vaccine before her disabled sister, who is in hospital with Covid “fighting for her life”. Her sister Frances, who has a learning disability and diabetes, was offered a vaccine on Saturday night – but Jo said it’s now… Continue reading Jo Whiley on sister's Covid: 'It's been the worst week of our lives'
The DJ says she has been offered a Covid jab before her sister, who has a learning disability. Source link