Watch again: Chris Whitty hosts Downing Street press conference

13 September 2021, 15:07 | Updated: 13 September 2021, 18:23

By Seán Hickey

Watch the Chief Medical Officer's press conference live here from 4pm.

Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty hosted a press conference from Downing Street where he announced recommendations to government to offer vaccines to 12 to 15-year-olds.

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He confirmed along with the CMOs of the devolved nations that the UK will vaccinate 12 to 15-year-olds after reviewing reports from the JCVI.

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Watch the press conference live here.