Who can get vaccinated in spring? JCVI unveils 4th dose plans


The JCVI provided “additional interim advice to ministers” suggesting another booster in autumn 2022 would benefit those “at higher risk of severe COVID-19”.

Since 2020, research has shown that Covid tends to surge in the winter months, meaning an autumn regimen would provide early protection.

But the JCVI added it is “too early” to set out the details of this programme at present.

Sajid Javid, the health secretary, said the UK’s four home nations would follow the advice outlined by the organisation.


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