People previously CEV only at increased risk if immunosuppressed

9 March 2022

The Government’s Guidance for People Previously Considered Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) from Covid-19 was updated on 25 February to say “most” of those who were previously advised to shield are “now well protected” after receiving their primary and booster Covid-19 vaccination doses.

Scotland’s more cautious approach to ending Covid restrictions

22 February 2022

After UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made it clear that he was anxious to see an end to Covid restrictions as quickly as possible (see Covid restrictions will end in England on 24 February), Scotland’s First Minister has said that some will remain in place for another month.

Covid-19 vaccines offered to 5- to 11-year-olds

22 February 2022

Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid has announced a non-urgent offer of Covid-19 vaccines to all children aged 5 to 11 in England, following updated advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).

Covid restrictions will end in England on 24 February

22 February 2022

People with Covid-19 symptoms will be encouraged to exercise personal responsibility, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said, after all legal restrictions in England are lifted on Thursday 24 February.