UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the Lordship Lane Primary Care Centre in London on Tuesday to meet staff and see people receiving their booster vaccines. Photo: Daily Telegraph via PA Wire/DPA
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the Lordship Lane Primary Care Centre in London on Tuesday to meet staff and see people receiving their booster vaccines. Photo: Daily Telegraph via PA Wire/DPA

UK launches vaccine booster blitz as Omicron coronavirus variant spreads

  • A third dose will be offered to everyone 18 and up three months after the second shot, halving the current gap
  • 22 cases of the new strain have been identified across the country, a number that is expected to rise

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the Lordship Lane Primary Care Centre in London on Tuesday to meet staff and see people receiving their booster vaccines. Photo: Daily Telegraph via PA Wire/DPA
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the Lordship Lane Primary Care Centre in London on Tuesday to meet staff and see people receiving their booster vaccines. Photo: Daily Telegraph via PA Wire/DPA
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