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Vaccines to be offered to 16 and 17-year-olds ‘within weeks’

School leaders have welcomed the government’s plan to make vaccines available to 16- and 17-year-olds across England within “a...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Vulnerable teenagers to be offered Covid vaccine, but routine jabs ruled out for now

The NHS is to offer a Covid vaccine to vulnerable teenagers at “greatest risk” from the virus, but the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Covid: Masks still in place and onsite testing returns in ‘Delta’ hotspot schools

Headteachers in “Delta” Covid variant hotspots are “praying” the virus does not rip through their schools again in the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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School Covid outbreaks near six-month high as Indian variant spreads

Covid outbreaks in schools have reached their highest level since December as the Indian variant continues to spread, official...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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School at heart of Covid surge ‘breaks vaccine record’

A school at the centre of Bolton’s fight against the Indian Covid variant estimates more than 10,000 people have...

James Carr
James Carr
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Covid-19 vaccine denied for special school staff – and then reinstated

A clinical commissioning group has apologised for the confusion it created after cancelling Covid-19 vaccine appointments for special school...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Councils seize initiative to give Covid-19 vaccine to special school staff

Thousands of special school staff are being offered the Covid-19 vaccine as councils include them in the priority roll-out...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth