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Delays set to push Covid jabs for teens in England into Christmas period

Headteachers call for more resources to speed up vaccinations of 12- to 15-year-olds

Delays to the Covid-19 vaccination programme for 12- to 15-year-olds could push immunisations into the Christmas period as local health teams target vaccine-hesitant parents with Zoom sessions and “mop-up” clinics are planned for isolating pupils who miss jabs in schools.

Headteachers have called for more resources to speed up the scheme as it becomes clear that the government’s target for the programme to be completed by half-term will be missed.

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