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World Vaccine offered to 42-plus age group in England

12:30  27 april  2021
12:30  27 april  2021 Source:   bbc.com

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People aged 42 and over in England are now able to book their Covid-19 jab, according to the NHS Covid vaccination booking website.

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Under the latest extension of the vaccine rollout, those who are due to turn 42 by 1 July are also eligible to make an appointment.

More than 33.7 million people have now received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine in the UK.

Almost 12.9 million are fully vaccinated, government figures show.

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