FILE PHOTO: A healthcare employee prepares a dose of the coronavirus illness ( COVID-19) vaccine at a vaccination centre contained in the Blackburn Cathedral, in Blackburn, Britain, January 19, 2021. REUTERS/Molly Darlington
(Reuters) – Frontline staff and Black, Asian and minority ethnic teams (BAME) in the UK won’t be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination within the subsequent stage of the vaccine rollout, the Guardian reported on Wednesday.
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation is poised to reject vaccine prioritisation by occupation or race, and vaccines would proceed down the age bands of adults to 18-year-olds, the newspaper mentioned bit.ly/3ux4T72, citing a authorities supply.
The committee up to date its recommendation on Wednesday to suggest that individuals with studying disabilities be invited for vaccination to make sure folks at greater threat of the illness are protected as quickly as potential, in response to the Guardian.
Reporting by Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru; enhancing by Jonathan Oatis