In response to the hysteria around the new Omicron variant, the United Kingdom’s vaccine body, JCVI has announced that it will shorten the time between boosters from 6 to 3 months, according to UK Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid.
Javid announced in Parliament Monday that the booster program will be expanded to all adults 18 and above. The boosters will be offered to people in descending order of age to ‘protect the most vulnerable’.
“With this new variant on the offensive, these measures will protect more people more quickly and make use better protected as a nation.”
Javid speaking to the UK Parliament: