DOCTORS could hand out Covid vaccines on Christmas and Boxing Day under plans to protect millions of Brits quickly. Family doctors are preparing to be able to offer the jab seven days a week between 8am and 8pm – while every major city will also get a dedicated mass Covid vaccination centre to speed up roll-out. Health Secretary Matt Hancock is set to outline plans next week for dozens to be readied, with the aim to deliver more than 100,000 jabs daily. It follows reports on Friday that the death forecasts used to justify a new national lockdown were wrong and second wave deaths won’t top those in the first. The graphs used during Boris Johnson’s TV address declaring a second lockdown showed predictions of 1,500 deaths a day by early December – a terrifying number that meant a UK-wide lockdown was inevitable.. The news came as Boris said a four week lockdown in England is “enough” to make a “real impact” on coronavirus infection rates.Follow our coronavirus blog for the latest news and updates… Debbie White2 minutes agoWHAT’S A LOCKDOWN ESSENTIAL? CHOCOLATE! Differing opinions over what is essential to keep a society functioning during coronavirus lockdowns is gripping Europe as the pandemic… Read full this story
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