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Senior doctors urge secondary school pupils to get vaccinated

Advice follows death of healthy 15-year-old Jorja Halliday from Covid as infections rise in English schools

Senior doctors have urged secondary school children to consider getting vaccinated against Covid after the death of a healthy 15-year-old girl highlighted that young people with no underlying conditions are potentially still at risk.

The rollout of Covid vaccines for healthy 12 to 15-year-olds in England started on 20 September, but the process is more complicated than for some age groups because the shots are given through schools and parental consent is needed beforehand.

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