Children aged between 12 and 15 have the highest infection rates across all ages, warns Chris Whitty

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Professor Chris Whitty told MPs that young people aged between 12 and 15 are currently driving Covid transmission, and now have the highest rates of infection among all age groups.

He said that the high levels of prior infection with Covid was not a reason to hold off vaccinations, saying immunity would wane, and some be reinfected.

He told the Commons education select committee: “Virtually any child, unvaccinated, is likely to get an infection at some point between 12 and 15.

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