Jo Whiley welcomes vaccine prioritisation for people with learning disabilities

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

Jo Whiley on sister's Covid: 'It's been the worst week of our lives'

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'

Jo Whiley: 'I'd give up my Covid vaccine in a heartbeat'

The DJ says she has been offered a Covid jab before her sister, who has a learning disability. Source link