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Covid: Vaccine offered to all care home residents in England, says NHS

Coronavirus vaccines have been offered to residents at every eligible care home for the elderly in England, according to health officials.

NHS England said that more than 10,000 homes had been visited by staff delivering the jab in a bid to prioritise those most vulnerable to COVID-19.

Vaccinations were postponed at a small number of homes for safety reasons during a local outbreak and some residents have not received a jab for clinical reasons.

However, staff will return to those homes as soon as possible, a spokesperson for NHS England said.

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Source: The Independent, 1 February 2021


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