Only 1.6million of most elderly are currently eligible for Covid booster jabs

Only 1.6million of most elderly are currently eligible for Covid booster jabs

Only 1.6million of most elderly are currently eligible for Covid booster jabs – and roll-out won't open to all 32m over-50s until closer to Christmas, official data suggests - From next week, booster Covid jabs will be given to 32million Britons six months after their second injection - But just 5% of the group are currently eligible, while the rest were double-jabbed less than six months ago - And it will take until Christmas to give them all a third dose, with some not being fully-immunised until June - Experts said the six-month wait is not concerning as people will be jabbed when their immunity starts to wane - But they warned it could be a problem for a 'small number' of vulnerable people whose immunity drops faster - It …
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