This interactive tool from the UK gives you an idea of ​​when you will be called in to receive the Covid vaccine – based on all the latest data

As UK moves towards ‘road map’ to exit lockdown, coronavirus vaccinations play a major role in government decision making

So when will you get your first dose of the Covid vaccine? We’ve included a handy Covid Vaccine Queue Calculator below, where you can get a feel for when you’ll be called, based on all the latest data

The 15 million people in the UK in the four main priority groups – including those over 70 – are expected to have received their first dose by February 22

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said one in three adults in the UK have now received a coronavirus vaccine and the government is confident they have the supplies to meet the target July 31 and vaccinate all adults over 50 and higher risk groups , by April 15

To find out when you can expect to get yours, select your age and other criteria in the tool below:

Sophy Ridge from M Hancock Sky Sunday: “The vaccination program, while clearly going very well, will take time to reach all those who have a significant vulnerability, especially because we have to pass the second vaccine to everyone”

Leading epidemiologist Professor John Edmunds, a member of the Governmental Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage), told BBC One’s The Andrew Marr Show that if vaccination of all adults here end of july would make ‘huge difference’, restrictions would quickly put NHS under pressure

“If we slowed down really quickly now we would have a further increase in hospitalizations so we have to calm down very gradually Otherwise we will put pressure on the health service again and we will experience an increase in hospitalizations and even deaths “, did he declare

Meanwhile, people with HIV will be able to get the coronavirus vaccine without having to disclose their status to a general practitioner, under new guidelines

One in five people with HIV are believed to not share their condition with their GP due to ongoing stigma, which means they will not be considered eligible and invited for the vaccine when it is their turn

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Those who fall into this category will now be able to get vaccinated at a local HIV clinic, NHS England said

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Anyone living with HIV, at all stages of infection, will be offered a vaccine during the next round of immunizations due to the risk of associated immunosuppression

Dr Michael Brady, NHS England National Advisor for LGBT Health and HIV and Sexual Health Consultant, said: “I encourage all people living with HIV to register with a general practitioner and inform them of their HIV diagnosis so that they get the best possible health care and access to the life-saving Covid vaccine

“For those who are not comfortable doing this, local HIV clinics will now be able to organize a vaccine through another route, such as a local hospital center”

HIV charity Terence Higgins Trust hailed the “good news” as the “right move” from the NHS

Ian Green, CEO of the trust, said: “We are working for a society where all people living with HIV feel comfortable sharing their status with their doctors and other healthcare professionals , but we are not there yet and we welcome it quick and pragmatic action

“Some may be surprised to learn that a significant number of people living with HIV feel unable to talk to their GPs about their HIV status, but it underscores how much stigma still surrounds the virus even in 2021

“We also know from talking with people living with HIV that health care is one of the areas where HIV-related stigma, discrimination and unnecessary extra precautions still occur, which we are working on. with the NHS to fight “

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Source: https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/covid-vaccine-queue-calculator-uk-19889502