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Government urges public to take up new Covid vaccine offer

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Government urges public to take up new Covid vaccine offer

Government urges public to take up new Covid vaccine offer

Health minister Maggie Throup says the bivalent vaccine will continue to "allow us to live with Covid" by providing a "broader immunity" against the original and Omicron strain of the virus Report by Jonesia.

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