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People living in the same household as adults with weakened immune systems should be offered a Covid vaccine, says the UK’s vaccine committee.

This will help to stop the spread of the virus to vulnerable people in the same house, after recent evidence suggested they may not respond as well as others to a vaccine.

Household contacts of those with blood cancer or HIV are included.

Children under 16 are not part of the new advice.

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advised the government to prioritise people for a Covid vaccine who are over

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