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Jeremy Hunt calls for shorter wait for Covid booster jabs before Christmas

Relaxing six-month gap between second and third doses would speed up rollout, says former health secretary

Jeremy Hunt has called for the government to cut the time required between Covid vaccine doses to allow more booster jabs to be given as concern grows about the pace and organisations of the latest rollout.

Speaking in the Commons, the former health secretary said: “If you look at the higher hospitalisations, cases and death rates [in the UK] compared to countries like France and Germany, the heart of it is not actually things like mask-wearing and Covid passports, it is their higher vaccine immunity.”

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