Heads call for walk-in vaccine centres to be opened to children amid low take-up – Evening Standard

Heads call for walk-in vaccine centres to be opened to children amid low take-up

eadteachers’ unions are calling for children to be allowed to use walk-in vaccination centres in England after new figures revealed the scale of the low take-up of the Covid-19 jab among young teenagers.

In some areas the rate of vaccine uptake is as low as 5%, while only 15 local authorities in England have managed to give a first jab to at least a quarter of 12 to 15-year-olds, data shows.

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