Vulnerable children to be offered coronavirus vaccine under new Government guidance

Vulnerable children to be offered coronavirus vaccine under new Government guidance

Vulnerable young people have been advised to take the coronavirus vaccination when offered later this year.

The announcement comes after the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) recommended that young people under the age of 18 should be given the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine – the only vaccine that has been authorised for children in the UK.

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