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Coronavirus: Vaccination

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 155413, tabled on 19 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if the next phase of the covid-19 vaccination programme will include people living with sufferers of blood cancers to protect that high-risk group.

Answered on

3 March 2021

Phase two of the vaccination programme will cover all adults under 50 years old not already included in phase one. Interim advice has been published by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation recommending an age-based approach which the Government has accepted in principle.