Coronavirus UK news – Covid vaccine boost as 1m more shots heading to Britain and GPs to launch jab appointments

GPS are to start booking Covid vaccine appointments within days as it’s revealed the UK is to get at least one million more jabs imminently.

The news comes as hundreds of OAPs received the vaccine after the UK became the first country in the world to start using the Pfizer vaccine. 

It has now emerged two more consignments of the vaccine will be delivered both next week and the following week – on top of the initial 800,000 doses. 

The Times reports that means the NHS should now have four million doses of the jab before Christmas.

And it will be able to start the next phase of vaccine delivery with hundreds of GP immunisation centres poised to be up and running by next week. 

Patients eligible for the coronavirus vaccine will reportedly be notified by their GP mainly by the post or by phone.

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  1. I think ‘Great British Public’ (Posted May 30 2010 at 2:31 AM) comes on here simply to stir things up. His / her comments on a couple of news items I’ve read seem to be there to be controversial.

    He / she commented on the Cheryl / Ashley story that Cheryl “is a disgrace with no respect for the sanctitiy of marriage!!” But it’s okay for Ronan to have a little fun???

    At least be consistent GBP!

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