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Vaccines 'strongest pillar' in defence against all Covid variants

IoM to follow JCVI advice on vaccine acceleration

Vaccines remain the strongest way of ensuring protection against all variants of Covid-19.

That’s the message from Public Health which is urging people to continue getting vaccinated. 

The JCVI has confirmed booster doses will be rolled out to everyone over the age of 18, in the UK, to try and stop new variant Omicron.

Earlier this week the Manx Government said it would likely follow suit and accelerate the vaccination rollout in the same way. 

Dr Henrietta Ewart is the director of public health: 

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