Healthy 12- to 15-year-olds in England and Scotland have begun receiving Covid jabs.
Across the UK, pupils this age are being offered a single Pfizer dose.
How are vaccinations being rolled out?
The jabs are not compulsory but the government hopes offering all healthy 12- to 15-year-olds a single dose of Pfizer will limit school disruption this winter.
Evidence suggests one dose cuts the risk of catching the Delta variant by about 55%. It also reduces the chances of people getting very sick or spreading it to someone else.
The rollout has already begun in England and Scotland. Invites are being sent out in Wales, while in Northern Ireland teen vaccinations are likely to start in October.
The UK’s chief medical offers said a second dose shouldn’t be considered before the spring term.
The vaccine is already available for over-12s with underlying health conditions, or those living with others at high risk.
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