UK announces COVID booster shot plan for older, vulnerable groups

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The UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson says a booster jab will be recommended to all over-50s as part of the government’s COVID-19 plan for winter.

The booster programme comes as the United Kingdom unveils a scheme that would rely on vaccines rather than impose further lockdowns to contain the spread of the virus.

Vaccinations will also be extended to include 12 to 15-year-olds.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports from London, the UK.

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