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Updated guidance for social care staff and pregnant women on vaccinationUpdated guidance for social care staff and pregnant women on vaccination

Updated guidance has been issued to social care staff in England on COVID-19 vaccination, which includes changes on the timing of second vaccinations:

COVID-19 vaccination: a guide for social care staff:

Following the authorisation of Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine's by UK medicines regulator, there was a statement on prioritising first doses of the vaccine:

Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine authorised by UK medicines regulator

Regulatory approval of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca

Statement from the UK Chief Medical Officers on the prioritisation of first doses of COVID-19 vaccines

JCVI issues advice on the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

JCVI statement on alteration to scheduling of second vaccination: COVID-19: the green book, chapter 14a

Priority groups for coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination: advice from the JCVI, 30 December 2020

The social care staff guidance cross refers to further guidance on vaccination for women of childbearing age, pregnant or breastfeeding at:

COVID-19 vaccination: women of childbearing age, currently pregnant or breastfeeding

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