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Teenagers to be offered Covid jabs

Rollout plan for 16 and 17 year olds

Teenagers aged 16 and 17 will be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Government has confirmed it plans to mirror the UK and act on advice of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation.

It's estimated one dose of the Pfizer jab can reduce the risk of hospitalisation in the age group by 80 per cent.

Health Minister David Ashford said jabs may start later this month:

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