Covid: Which youngsters can have the vaccine within the UK?

Hundreds of 1000’s of under-18s will now be supplied the Covid vaccine within the UK.

They’ll get the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, as that is the one one which has been authorised for 12 to 17-year-olds – up to now.

However, the information signifies that most youngsters nonetheless aren’t eligible for the jab – in step with steerage from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).

BBC well being reporter Laura Foster explains why, and why which may change sooner or later.


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