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Britain's NHS draws up plans to vaccinate 12 to 15 year olds: The Telegraph

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Britain's NHS draws up plans to vaccinate 12 to 15 year olds: The Telegraph
Britain's NHS draws up plans to vaccinate 12 to 15 year olds: The Telegraph   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

– Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) has drawn up plans to possibly start vaccinating children from ages 12 to 15 from the first week they go back to schools, The Telegraph newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Health officials have said children would not need parental consent to be vaccinated under the programme of vaccination in schools, the report added https://bit.ly/3zk1BX0.

NHS trusts were told to prepare for the “possible rollout of a 12 to 15-year-old healthy child vaccination programme commencing Sep 6″, the newspaper said, citing emails sent by NHS England’s regional offices.

The Department of Health said no decision has been taken yet to roll out shots for 12 to 15-year-olds.