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Children aged 12 to 15 may not get Covid jab by half-term in England

Government target may be missed amid reports that infection rates in schools are causing delays

Government efforts to offer Covid vaccinations to all 12- to 15-year-olds in England by half-term are under threat, amid reports that high infection rates in schools may be delaying the programme.

Officials had set the autumn half-term as a target to invite those in the age group to receive the vaccine, hoping quickly to vaccinate pupils after criticism that England was late compared with other countries.

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