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UK children about to turn 18 could be first in Covid vaccine queue

Those with underlying conditions could also be prioritised in any jab programme, minister suggests

Britain’s Covid vaccination programme for children could initially be restricted to those with underlying health conditions or who are about to turn 18, a government minister has suggested.

Robert Jenrick said children aged 12 or over who live with vulnerable people would also be at the front of the queue if ministers give the green light to vaccinating under-18s. The Department of Health said no decision had yet been reached.

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