What Covid vaccination is now being offered to the over 25s?

Those aged 25 and above are being invited to book their vaccine (Image: ANDY RAIN/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

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In England people aged 25 and over can now book their covid vaccine.

The vaccination program is on target for everyone in the UK to receive their first vaccination by the end of July and over 29 million people in the UK are now fully vaccinated.

Those aged 25-29 are now being offered the coronavirus vaccine.

On June 8 the NHS website for booking vaccinations crashed as hundreds of thousands of people queued to book nearly half a million slots.

Those aged under 40 are being offered an alternative to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.

This came after a rare blood clot was found in a small number of younger adults after having the AstraZeneca jab, but it is not clear if this is directly linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Which vaccine will those under 40 receive?

Age 25 and over are being offered an alternative vaccine to AstraZeneca
(Image: Steve Reigate)

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The alternative vaccines that are available are Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna.

You will not be able to choose which Covid vaccine you have out of the two when attending your vaccination.

Second doses of the vaccination will be given within 10-12 weeks after receiving the first.

Everyone is being urged to book and have the vaccination when offered to them to help stop the spread and protect people against the Coronavirus.

Everyone is being urged to get their vaccine when offered
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Boris Johnson has said, "everyone must play their part and get a Covid jab”.

You can book your vaccination after receiving an invitation from the NHS, this can be booked online or by calling 119.

Over 24s are now all eligible in the UK to receive their Covid vaccination.

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