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‘Vaccine fatigue’ could hit autumn Covid boosters


Britain faces a low uptake of the Covid booster jab this autumn amid “vaccine fatigue” and complacency about the virus, the new Pfizer boss has warned.

The booster campaign starts next week, with care home residents and the housebound the first to be invited. Over-75s and the clinically vulnerable will be able to book appointments from September 12, with a wider rollout for over-50s taking place in phases. Roughly 26 million in England will be eligible.

Susan Rienow, who was appointed UK managing director at Pfizer in February, said: “We have to remain vigilant. I recognise there may be some vaccine fatigue in the population. But making sure that people are boosting their immunity, so that we can prevent people from being hospitalised, is going to be really important.”

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Source: The Times (28 August 2022)

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