'Next-gen' Covid jabs will roll out from early next month

This will be the first deployment of the new Moderna bivalent vaccine, which has been designed to target both the original strain of coronavirus and the Omicron variant The fall rollout will begin on September 5, the NHS has confirmed Vaccine-Clinic-In-East-Kent.jpg The autumn rollout will begin on September 5, the NHS has confirmed (

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'Next generation' Covid vaccines that target the Omicron variant will be rolled out from September 5, the NHS has announced.

Residents of nursing homes and people confined to their homes will be the first to receive the new blows, it was confirmed today.

It will then be rolled out from September 12, prioritizing people over 75 and people with serious illnesses that make them most vulnerable to the virus.

This will be the first deployment of the new Moderna bivalent vaccine, which has been designed to target both the original strain of coronavirus and the Omicron variant.

Around 26 million people across England will be eligible for an autumn booster under guidelines set by the JCVI.

Up to 3,000 sites are expected to be part of the rollout, including GP practices and community pharmacies, with new sites joining the program on an ongoing basis.

Around 26 million people are eligible for a jab reminder in England
Around 26 million people are eligible for a booster shot in England (

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All adults over 50, younger people with health conditions that put them at high risk, caregivers, and people living with clinically vulnerable people will be eligible for an injection.

NHS Chief Executive Amanda Pritchard said: 'The NHS was the first healthcare system in the world to deliver a Covid-19 vaccine outside of clinical trials, and will now be the first to deliver the new vaccine anti-variants when the rollout begins in early September.

"Our fan...

'Next-gen' Covid jabs will roll out from early next month

This will be the first deployment of the new Moderna bivalent vaccine, which has been designed to target both the original strain of coronavirus and the Omicron variant The fall rollout will begin on September 5, the NHS has confirmed Vaccine-Clinic-In-East-Kent.jpg The autumn rollout will begin on September 5, the NHS has confirmed (

Image: Getty Images)

'Next generation' Covid vaccines that target the Omicron variant will be rolled out from September 5, the NHS has announced.

Residents of nursing homes and people confined to their homes will be the first to receive the new blows, it was confirmed today.

It will then be rolled out from September 12, prioritizing people over 75 and people with serious illnesses that make them most vulnerable to the virus.

This will be the first deployment of the new Moderna bivalent vaccine, which has been designed to target both the original strain of coronavirus and the Omicron variant.

Around 26 million people across England will be eligible for an autumn booster under guidelines set by the JCVI.

Up to 3,000 sites are expected to be part of the rollout, including GP practices and community pharmacies, with new sites joining the program on an ongoing basis.

Around 26 million people are eligible for a jab reminder in England
Around 26 million people are eligible for a booster shot in England (

Picture:

Getty Images)

All adults over 50, younger people with health conditions that put them at high risk, caregivers, and people living with clinically vulnerable people will be eligible for an injection.

NHS Chief Executive Amanda Pritchard said: 'The NHS was the first healthcare system in the world to deliver a Covid-19 vaccine outside of clinical trials, and will now be the first to deliver the new vaccine anti-variants when the rollout begins in early September.

"Our fan...

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