School gate vaccine protests warning as 12 to 15 year olds offered jab

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Children are set to be offered a jab from next week  (PA Archive)
Children are set to be offered a jab from next week (PA Archive)

Headteachers have been warned of school gate vaccine protests as children are set to be given a jabs from next week.

The UK Health Security Agency has issued new guidance telling schools to call the police if faced with the wrath of angry parents or campaigners.

Teachers have been advised to touch base with the School Age Immunisation Service team, according to The Telegraph.

Schools have reported campaign letters and emails with “misinformation” about the vaccines, health bosses revealed.

It comes as a single shot of Pfizer was approved for 12 to 15 year olds by the UK’s chief medical officers including Professor Chris Whitty.

Health Secretary Sajid Javid said NHS in England would begin rolling out the vaccine to children aged between 12-15.

“I have accepted the recommendation from the chief medical officers to expand vaccination to those aged 12 to 15 – protecting young people from catching Covid-19, reducing transmission in schools and keeping pupils in the classroom,” he said.

“Our outstanding NHS stands ready to move forward with rolling out the vaccine to this group with the same sense of urgency we’ve had at every point in our vaccination programme.”

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