Sumary of Covid vaccine: Who will be given it first in the UK?:
- And building up herd immunity through vaccination requires large uptake, it is logical you would conclude everyone will be given the vaccine..
- Downing Street also confirmed it would follow advice from the independent Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) on which groups should be given the vaccine first..
- Older adults resident in a care home and care home workers Those 80 years of age and over and health and social care workers Those 75 years of age and over Those 70 years of age and over Those 65 years of age and over High-risk adults under 65 years of age Moderate-risk adults under 65 years of age All those 60 years of age and over All those 55 years of age and over All those 50 years of age and over Rest of the population (priority to be determined) “Any programme will need to ensure every effort is made to get good coverage in black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups, in areas of higher socio-economic deprivation, and in areas with outbreaks or high levels of community transmission,”…