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NHS In England Boosts 90% of Eligible Over 50s

Dr Emily Lawson, head of the NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme, said: &ldquoIt is brilliant to see so many people getting their vital top-up dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, with 90% of those eligible aged 50 and over now boosted, and more than 29 million boosters given in total.

&ldquoVaccination gives the best protection for you and your loved ones against coronavirus, so if you&rsquore eligible &ndash please get boosted now.

&ldquoThere are more than two million appointments available in the next week, with more slots popping up all the time, and our hard-working NHS staff and volunteers are on hand at more than 3000 vaccination sites across the country to ensure everyone can get their first, second or booster dose.&rdquo