TEENAGER Quinn Foakes leads the way for kids’ jabs yesterday as the Covid vaccinations are rolled out in schools.
The 15-year-old, who was first in line at Belfairs Academy in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, said: “I was nervous but it’s good in the long run as I can keep safe near my family and grandparents.”
Almost three million aged 12 to 15 are eligible for one dose of the Pfizer jab, with shots given between classes.
Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi described it as “another significant step in building the walls of protection from the virus across society”.
But 20 MPs last night signed a pledge by campaign group UsforThem calling for safeguards.
It urges the Government to publish the full risk-benefit analysis for parents and to ensure no child is stigmatised.
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