From: Department of Health and Social Care
Boosters aim to ensure protection from COVID-19 is maintained ahead of winter and against new variants.
- The UK welcomes JCVI interim advice on who to prioritise for a third dose
- Pending further data and final advice, millions may be offered booster vaccine from September
Millions of people most vulnerable to COVID-19 may be offered a booster vaccination from September to ensure the protection they have from first and second doses is maintained ahead of the winter and against new variants, following interim advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).