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Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation: interim advice on priority groups for COVID-19 vaccination

By June 19, 2020National News

Published 18th June 

The committee advises priority vaccination of the following groups: 

  • frontline health and social care workers 
  • those at increased risk of serious disease and death from COVID-19 infection stratified according to age and risk factors 

There is ongoing work within the UK to refine the identification of persons at risk of serious disease and mortality from COVID-19 infection. As well as age and underlying co-morbid conditions, the committee notes that early signals have been identified of other potential risk factors, including deprivation and ethnicity. 

For more information go to the Government website (opens in a new tab) 

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