British Prime Minister Boris Johnson watches as an 88-year-old man is given a booster vaccination in London. The government wants residents to take up the offer of a third jab to avoid Christmas restrictions. Photo: AFP
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson watches as an 88-year-old man is given a booster vaccination in London. The government wants residents to take up the offer of a third jab to avoid Christmas restrictions. Photo: AFP
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Get Covid-19 booster jab to help save Christmas in ‘national mission’, urges British government

  • Vaccinating more elderly and vulnerable people with third shot may mean restrictions avoided over festive season, says Health Secretary Sajid Javid
  • Those not yet eligible should ‘help parents, grandparents or vulnerable loved ones’ be jabbed; ‘it could save their life’ during ‘challenging winter’

Topic |   Britain
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson watches as an 88-year-old man is given a booster vaccination in London. The government wants residents to take up the offer of a third jab to avoid Christmas restrictions. Photo: AFP
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson watches as an 88-year-old man is given a booster vaccination in London. The government wants residents to take up the offer of a third jab to avoid Christmas restrictions. Photo: AFP
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