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NHS staff no longer top priority for vaccine despite fear of third wave

Health officials warn infections at Christmas gatherings could lead to overwhelmed hospitals

NHS staff will no longer get the coronavirus vaccine first after a drastic rethink about who should be given priority, it emerged last night.

The new immunisation strategy is likely to disappoint and worry thousands of frontline staff – and comes amid urgent warnings from NHS chiefs that hospitals could be “overwhelmed” in January by a third wave of Covid-19 caused by mingling over Christmas.

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