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Not yet known if IoM to vaccinate healthy 12-15 year olds

UK to roll out Covid jab to all in age group

It's not yet known if the Isle of Man will vaccinate healthy children aged between 12 and 15 against Covid-19.

Medical officers in the UK have recommended offering jabs to all in the age group.

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has previously said there isn't enough benefit to warrant it on health grounds alone.

Dr Henrietta Ewart, the Isle of Man's Director of Public Health, spoke on the matter at the latest coronavirus media conference:

Those in the age group considered at-risk from Covid-19 were invited to register for a vaccine last month.

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