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Adults with Down’s Syndrome should be prioritised for the Covid vaccine

22 July 2021

Adults over the age of 40 who have Down’s Syndrome have a higher risk of dying or developing breathing problems, so it’s “really important” they get the vaccine, says Professor Monica Lakhanpaul (UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health).

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