UK public urged to get Covid booster by 11 December if eligible to avoid waning immunity

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 06:01:02 GMT 4

UK public urged to get Covid booster by 11 December if eligible to avoid waning immunity


New research shows the risk of infection increases significantly six months after a second dose of the Pfizer vaccine

Ministers are urging millions of Britons to get their Covid booster jab by 11 December to ensure they have “very high protection against Covid by Christmas Day” as new evidence shows the risk of infection increases with the time since the second dose.

The fresh warning comes after cases broke records in parts of Europe on Wednesday, with the continent once again the centre of a pandemic that has prompted new restrictions.

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