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People in England who are homeless or sleeping rough will be prioritised for Covid vaccines, alongside those aged 16 to 65 with underlying conditions that put them at increased risk.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the strategy would save more lives among those most at risk in society.

The move came following advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).

Two in every five adults have now received at least one vaccine.

The JCVI’s advice has been shared with experts leading vaccination programmes in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.