Nearly 5MILLION vulnerable adults have yet to have their Covid booster vaccine as 'Prof Lockdown' Neil Ferguson says it's 'CRITICAL we accelerate' drive with fears growing over 'challenging' winter which could see return of face masks and WFH | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN

Nearly 5MILLION vulnerable adults have yet to have their Covid booster vaccine as 'Prof Lockdown' Neil Ferguson says it's 'CRITICAL we accelerate' drive with fears growing over 'challenging' winter which could see return of face masks and WFH

Nearly 5million vulnerable adults have yet to receive a Covid booster vaccine, official data shows after Downing Street admitted Britain faces a 'challenging' winter.

Despite the NHS top-up programme launching over a month ago, only around 3.7million out of the 8.5m eligible people in England have received the crucial third dose.

No10's scientists approved plans to revaccinate all healthy over-50s, frontline health staff and carers and patients with underlying medical conditions six months after their second dose, after evidence showed it was the 'sweet spot' for immunity.

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