Covid jabs for some under-18s to be recommended in UK

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Some children volition beryllium offered Covid vaccines to support them against the pandemic microorganism up of winter, Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi has said.

He told BBC Breakfast those with aesculapian conditions that marque them susceptible to Covid would beryllium eligible.

But whether to jab steadfast children aged 12-17 volition beryllium "kept nether review".

He volition marque a connection to Parliament aboriginal today.

Mr Zahawi said the Joint Committee connected Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) - the committee of UK vaccine experts which advises the authorities connected the champion attack - volition urge that children adjacent to their 18th day should person the vaccine too, on with those who unrecorded with clinically susceptible people.

Current proposal is that 16 to 18-year-olds tin beryllium offered a Pfizer jab if they are successful a precedence group, oregon unrecorded with idiosyncratic who has a weakened immune system.

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