Age not job prioritised in second phase of Covid jab roll-out

  • Chris Easom
  • March 2, 2021

Vaccinating people in order of age is the fastest way to cut Covid-19 deaths in the next phase of the roll-out, say experts advising the UK government. People in their 40s will be next, once the current phase is completed. Priority based on jobs would be “more complex” and could slow down the programme, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation said.