Covid-19: Booster vaccine to be rolled out in autumn as UK secures 60m more Pfizer doses

Elisabeth Mahase
2021 The BMJ (British Medical Journal)  
The UK will roll out a covid-19 booster vaccine at the beginning of autumn in order to protect the most vulnerable ahead of winter, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced. As part of this, the government's vaccines taskforce has secured an additional 60m doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine, which will be used alongside the other vaccines already purchased. Details on how the programme will work have not yet been made public, however the DHSC said the booster dose will be
more » ... ooster dose will be given based on clinical need.
doi:10.1136/bmj.n1116 pmid:33926905 fatcat:tg3cgsudp5dk7ft5imcngv6v3q