Queen Elizabeth To Get Vax When Other “Over-80s” Do

The Independent reports:

The Queen of England and Prince Philip are expected to get the Covid-19 vaccine within the next few weeks, in line with national guidelines on the prioritisation of vulnerable groups.

A source told The Mail on Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II, 94, and Prince Philip, 99, will not get preferential treatment, but will instead “wait in line” during the first wave of injections reserved for the over-80s and care home residents.

Royal aides said that getting the vaccine is a “personal decision” and “private matter”, but it is understood that the monarch may inform the public after she has received the vaccine, with the Queen’s public backing to work as a counter measure to the anti-vaccination movement and high rate of conspiracy theories surrounding the jab.

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