Why is the vaccine rollout slowing down?

Younger people are proving more reluctant to receive the jab after initial surge in demand

The queue for a Covid-19 vaccine
(Image credit: Daniel Leal-Olicas/AFP/Getty)

Take-up of Covid-19 vaccines has dropped dramatically in recent days, leading to fears that millions of young people are choosing to go unvaccinated.

Last week, government scientists said the country is “close to maximum take-up” of vaccinations, even though a significant proportion of young people are yet to be protected against the potentially life-threatening illness, reports The Times.

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