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walesonline.co.uk 14 Sep, 2021 12:30 am

Children aged 12 to 15 will be vaccinated against Covid in Wales and over 50s will get booster jab

Children aged 12 to 15 will be vaccinated against Covid in Wales and over 50s will get booster jab
The Welsh Government has accepted advice from the UK's four chief medical officers

Speaking on Tuesday during the Welsh Government's press conference, Baroness Morgan said: "I have today accepted this advice and we will now begin preparations to invite 12 to 15-year-olds who have not yet been vaccinated to have a first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.Baroness Morgan added: "We have been preparing for an autumn booster campaign over the summer." Baroness Morgan reiterated that Wales has very high rates of vaccination thanks to the "hard work of everyone involved in our fantastic programme".Thank you for subscribing All healthy 12 to 15-year-olds in Wales will be offered a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the Welsh Government has confirmed.

Health Minister Eluned Morgan said the Welsh Government will accept the advice from the UK's four chief medical officers who looked at the wider health and wellbeing benefits of vaccination for this age group.Sign up to The Coronavirus Briefing, WalesOnline's daily coronavirus newsletter, to get the latest Covid-19 updates sent straight to your inbox.

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