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Youngsters aged 12 to 18 to begin receiving Covid vaccinations

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Health bosses in Suffolk have confirmed a handful of specific groups of youngsters aged 12-18 will be offered Covid-19 vaccines from August.

Friday’s local outbreak engagement board meeting of health, council and police bosses in Suffolk heard that those aged 12 and upwards with severe neuro disabilities like Down’s Syndrome, children with underlying conditions resulting in immunosuppression – those where the immune system doesn’t function as it should - could receive the jab.

Also youngsters with severe learning disabilities, and 17-year-olds........

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