Latest coronavirus news as of 1pm on 13 December
All adults in England will be offered a booster dose of a covid-19 vaccine – but it may not be enough to stop the spread of omicron, warn scientists
England’s vaccination programme will be accelerated to offer all over-18s in the country a booster dose from this week, in light of soaring cases of the omicron variant.
Prime minister Boris Johnson declared an “omicron emergency” yesterday in a televised briefing. The UK government plans to deliver one million booster jabs a day this month – 156,000 more…