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UK's vaccine task force head says vaccinating all of UK 'not going to happen': FT

FILE PHOTO: A woman wears a protective face mask as she walks past an information sign at the financial district of Canary Wharf in London, Britain September 28, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville

(Reuters) - Britain’s vaccine task force chair, Kate Bingham, said that vaccinating everyone in the country for the coronavirus was ‘not going to happen’, telling the Financial Times that they need to vaccinate only those at risk.

"There's going to be no vaccination of people under 18. It's an adult-only vaccine, for people over 50, focusing on health workers and care home workers and the vulnerable", Bingham said in an interview with the newspaper

Reporting by Rebekah Mathew in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Cooney