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U.K. Buys Extra 60 Million Pfizer Doses for Booster Program

  • Government deciding which groups will get booster shot
  • Minister warns of risk of new variant if Covid cases rise
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The U.K. government has secured an extra 60 million doses of the vaccine produced by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE to form part of a booster program to protect the most vulnerable people against Covid-19 before winter.

Scientists advising the government are deciding which groups of people should get the booster shot later this year, after they have been given their first two doses.