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England to deny Covid and flu jabs to under-65s despite fears for NHS this winter

Government accepts advice from JCVI which says only at-risk groups and those aged 65 and over should be offered vaccines

Millions of people under the age of 65 in England will be denied flu and Covid jabs this winter despite one of the government’s top public health officials warning that coronavirus has not “gone away”.

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), which advises the UK government, said on Tuesday its plan for Covid was to offer jabs only to those at “high risk of serious disease” who are “most likely to benefit” from vaccination.

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