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16- and 17-year-olds to receive first COVID-19 jab

All 16- and 17-year-olds in the UK will be invited for a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine ‘within a very short number of weeks’, following updated guidance from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).

16- and 17-year-olds to receive first COVID-19 jab

All 16- and 17-year-olds in the UK will be invited for a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine ‘within a very short number of weeks’, following updated guidance from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).

What do we know about the new COVID-19 variant?

On Monday 14 December health secretary Matt Hancock told parliament that a new variant of the COVID-19 virus had been discovered and suggested it might be behind the surge in cases in the south-east of England. GPonline looks at what we know so far.