The UK announces people over 50 years old will be offered a COVID-19 booster vaccine ahead of winter, accepting the advice of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation.
Vaccines roll out to 12- to 15-year-olds. Children in England will be offered one dose of the Pfizer jab starting next week. However, it will not require parental consent in all cases.
Lecturers at UK universities worry that Chinese students who attend remotely are spied on.