Independent report

UK vaccine response to the Omicron variant: JCVI advice

Advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) in response to the emergence of the Omicron variant.



This statement sets out the JCVI’s advice on extending the UK COVID-19 vaccination programme to offer:

  • booster doses to adults aged 18 to 39 years
  • second doses to children and young people aged 12 to 15 years
Published 29 November 2021