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Dr Hilary describes the 'two options' for third jab in Autumn - which one do you prefer?

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

ALL OVER 50s in the UK will be offered a third Covid-19 vaccination in the autumn, the government announced today. Speaking on ITV's Lorraine, Dr Hilary described the two options currently being considered.
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Newslinks for Wednesday 5th May 2021

Newslinks for Wednesday 5th May 2021

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

Third Covid vaccine for over-50s before winter
“A third jab is to be offered to everyone over 50 in the autumn in an attempt to eradicate the threat from Covid-19 entirely by Christmas, The Times has been told. Trials of two options are under way, supervised by Chris Whitty, the chief medical officer for England. The first involves vaccines specifically modified to tackle new variants. The second is for a third shot of one of the three versions already in use: Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca or Moderna. While the approved vaccines successfully tackle the Kent variant, the amount of...
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All over-50s ‘to get booster jab in autumn' to stop third wave

All over-50s ‘to get booster jab in autumn' to stop third wave

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Trials are said to be underway to test with approach would be most effective
All UK adults over the age of 50 are set to be offered a Covid-19 booster vaccine this autumn, it has been claimed.
Experts hope that a third jab will eradicate the threat of the virus entirely by Christmas and it is understood that trials, overseen by Chief Medical Officer for England Chris Whitty, are already underway.
The trials are exploring two approaches to assess the most effective way to fully immunise the most vulnerable and avoid a spike in cases during winter, reported The Times .
Early findings from...
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Covid vaccine update: Third jab to be offered to over-50s in the autumn

Covid vaccine update: Third jab to be offered to over-50s in the autumn

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

A THIRD coronavirus vaccine will be offered to everyone over 50 - and everyone with underlying health conditions - by the autumn. This is an attempt to squash the notorious virus by Christmas.
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