The UK became the first country in the world to approve the Moderna’s bivalent vaccine which is part of the autumn booster programme.
All eligible groups are being encouraged to take up the vaccine when it is offered
Some people will be offered a Moderna jab and others the Pfizer vaccine
People aged 65 and over will be first in line for a winter booster jab to protect the most vulnerable from Covid-19 and ease the pressure on hospitals.
The autumn booster program for Covid vaccinations will begin shortly. Over 50s, carers, frontline health workers and those at clinical risk will be inited to get a booster jab.
The Telegraph understands doses will include Pfizer booster expected to be approved soon as well as new Moderna dose
There will be a number of vaccines used in the Covid autumn booster rollout
Health Secretary Steve Barclay has said the vaccine will be part of the autumn booster programme.
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has published its advice on which vaccines should be used in this year’s autumn booster programme. All of the available boosters provide good protection against severe illness from COVID-19 and the Committee has emphasised that getting a booster in good time before the winter season is more […]
Coronavirus booster jabs will not be routinely offered to all adults, under the JCVI's advice, but those at a higher risk will be offered them
The roll-out of updated Covid boosters will coincide with the logistical tangle of the regular flu shot drive, and there will be questions about timing the booster to provide the best protection through our third Covid winter.
MILLIONS of Brits will get new Omicron-busting Covid boosters from September. UK health chiefs have become the first in the world to approve an updated version of the Moderna jab that targets two v