What do you think of children getting the vaccine?

By Gary Stewart

All UK children aged 12 and over are set to be offered one dose of the Covid vaccine after advisors approved the jab for all young people.

The UK’s four Chief Medical Officers today recommended a “universal” rollout of the Pfizer vaccine for young people aged 12-15-after deciding that it will help to prevent chaos in schools over the winter.

It is expected that parents will be asked to give consent before their child is vaccinated.

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The Joint Committee for Vaccinations and Immunisation (JCVI) had previously said they would not be recommending the jab for all 12-15-as they believed that the health benefit was only marginal, and they could only give advice based on the health impact.

The JCVI will now be asked to give further advice on whether young people should receive a second dose, but this advice is not expected before Christmas.

Previously, only immunocompromised people aged 12-15, or those living with extreme clinically vulnerable people, had been offered the vaccine.

We want to know what you think about this change in policy and whether or not you will be allowing your childen to receive the vaccine.

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