Covid in Scotland: When will we be vaccinated?

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*:not([hidden]):not(style) ~ *:not([hidden]):not(style){margin-top:1rem;}]]>By Claire DiamondBBC ScotlandRelated Topics *{margin:calc(0.5rem / 2);}]]>Coronavirus pandemic image copyrightGetty Images *:not([hidden]):not(style) ~ *:not([hidden]):not(style){margin-top:1rem;}]]>Finally, there are several Covid vaccines that look promising. There are hurdles still to clear, but public health officials have begun sharing their plans for how the vaccine will be distributed so life can start to return to normal. BBC Scotland has been looking at the key things you need to know about the coronavirus vaccine. When will people in Scotland start to be vaccinated?Scotland’s health secretary says the NHS will be ready to vaccinate people from the first week of December – if safety approval is given for a vaccine. It is hoped up to one million people could be vaccinated by the end of January if there are no delays.All going well, everyone else over the age of 18 will be vaccinated throughout spring and summer 2021.Who will be vaccinated first?Everyone in Scotland over the age of 18 will be offered a vaccination. That’s 4.4m people. The UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has drawn up advice on how people should be …

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