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Ian Rankin hits out at lack of Covid jab advice for people with learning disabilities

Crime writer accuses governments in UK of ignoring people like his 26-year-old son, who is in a care home

The crime writer Ian Rankin has criticised the “woeful” lack of information on the Covid vaccine rollout for people with learning disabilities after revealing his son is still awaiting his jab.

Rankin, whose 26-year-old son, Kit, has Angelman syndrome and lives in a care facility close to the family home in Edinburgh, accused governments and the media of “ignoring” the learning disabled in an interview with the disability campaigner Nicky Clark.

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