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Covid vaccines to be offered to all UK 16- and 17-year-olds

JCVI decision comes two weeks after body recommended against routine vaccination of children

Covid vaccines will be offered to all 16- and 17-year-olds after new recommendations by the UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, which said they will not need the consent of parents.

The JCVI said 16- and 17-year-olds should be offered a first dose of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and that advice on when to offer the second vaccine dose would come later.

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