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Covid jab rollout for 12 to 15-year-olds to start in UK schools

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People aged 12 to 15 in England will be offered one dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, following advice from the 4 UK Chief Medical Officers (CMOs), the Health and Social Care Secretary has announced today (Monday 13 September).

In line with the recommendation of the independent Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), the government sought the views of the 4 UK CMOs on the wider issues that are relevant to the health of children.

For further information click here Young people aged 12 to 15 to be offered a COVID-19 vaccine - GOV.UK (


England Health & NHS have produced a Covid-19 vaccination Guide for Children and young people and gor schools:

To view the guides please click here: COVID-19 vaccination – A guide for children and young people

Guidance for Schools: COVID-19 Vaccination programme for children and young people – guidance for schools

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