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Boris Johnson making plans to add booster vaccine requirement to Covid pass

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is currently making plans to add the booster vaccine as a requirement to the Covid-19 vaccine pass in order to be classified as fully vaccinated.

He stated that Britons will find “life easier in all kinds of ways” with a booster dose.

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This follows an earlier announcement that all over-40s will be offered a booster dose which Johnson highlighted that increased vaccination rates would mean avoiding the reintroduction of domestic restrictions.

Johnson warned that “storm clouds are gathering over the continent” as a new wave of Covid-19 surges throughout Western Europe, causing the reintroduction of Covid-19 measures.

“We don’t yet know the extent to which this new wave will wash up on our shores, but history shows we cannot afford to be complacent”.

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So far, Johnson says that he hasn’t seen anything in the data that would force the Government to reimpose measures such as mandatory mask-wearing or working from home guidance.

Despite this, Johnson said that we “cannot rule anything out” in regards to a Christmas lockdown. He stressed that the most important thing that people can do to prevent the reimposition of restrictions is to get the booster vaccine.

IMAGE – “201214-D-BN624-0811” (CC BY 2.0) by U.S. Secretary of Defense/IMAGE – “Boris Johnson” (CC BY 2.0) by Financial Times photos

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