Winter plan for managing Covid

14 September 2021

We reported recently that parts of the Coronavirus Act 2020 were expected to be repealed as the Government prepared to set out its latest plan for dealing with Covid-19 (see Government outlines next steps in its Covid response).

JCVI recommends booster jabs for over 50s

14 September 2021

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended booster jabs for over 50s and younger adults with health conditions, amid concern about waning immunity.

Update on rare Covid-19 vaccine side effects

14 September 2021

More detailed guidance for health professionals on some rare side effects associated with Covid-19 vaccines has been issued by Public Health England (PHE).

Government targets under-18s to boost vaccine take-up

9 September 2021

With support from TikTok and MTV, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a new campaign targeting under-18s and their parents to encourage more teenagers to get vaccinated.