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Bolton GPs offer second Covid jabs four weeks after first to use surplus

Town is ‘drowning in vaccines’ and bending national rules while other areas ask for more first doses

GPs in one of the UK’s Covid hotspots are offering all adults their second dose of Covid vaccination four weeks after their first, in a rush to administer vaccines within their shelf life.

Some GPs in Bolton have been sent so many doses of the Pfizer vaccine that they are offering second jabs a month earlier than government rules allow, concerned that otherwise they may be wasted.

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Read the original article at The Guardian

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