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Jenny Harries

Dr Jenny Harries is the Chief Executive of the UK Health Security Agency.

Ensuring every child gets the best start in life – starting with vaccine protection

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In the last few years we have seen a decline in the number of children getting their routine jabs. We can start to put this right by ensuring that every child gets the best start in life – and that starts with their vaccine protection against unpleasant and sometimes serious diseases.

Why we are preparing for a worst-case scenario winter season

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Alongside COVID-19 there remain other serious threats that stretch our health and social care services every year. Right now, to ensure we plan for these as well as for the continuing pandemic, our attention is on autumn and winter, ensuring we prepare for the challenges this will bring.