First coronavirus booster vaccines administered in England

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Published on 16 Sep 2021, 13:59
The first coronavirus booster vaccines have been administered in England as frontline health workers receive their doses in time for winter.

The rollout began on Thursday, just two days after the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) approved the programme for all over-50s.

Around 4.5million people will be eligible for a third jab, which cannot be given before 6 months after their second dose.

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