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Third vaccine dose for those with severe immunosuppression

This page was last updated on 1 October 2021.

The Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended that people aged 12 years and over who were immunosuppressed (have a weakened immune system) at the time of their first and second COVID vaccines (primary vaccination) should receive a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine. The JCVI is an independent committee that advises the government on vaccination schedules and vaccine safety.

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