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High street pharmacies are to begin rolling out Covid vaccines, as the virus death toll across the UK climbed above 100,000. As PA Media reports, Boots and Superdrug branches will be among the sixstores across England that will be able to administer the jabs from today while the government aims to hit its target of vaccinating all people in the four most vulnerable groups by the middle of next month.
Andrews Pharmacy in Macclesfield, Cullimore Chemist in Edgware, north London, Woodside Pharmacy in Telford, and Appleton Village pharmacy in Widnes will be in the first group to hand out the injections, alongside Boots in Halifax, and Superdrug in Guildford.
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