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Jabs Army volunteers desperately needed to help beat new Indian Covid strain threatening June unlock


JABS Army volunteers are needed more than ever to meet demand triggered by the faster vaccine rollout to beat the new Covid strain.

The Royal Voluntary Service urges recruits who have already registered to log on to the GoodSAM app and book shifts.

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Jabs Army volunteers are needed more than ever to meet demand triggered by the faster vaccine rollout to beat the new Covid strain

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Jabs Army volunteers are needed more than ever to meet demand triggered by the faster vaccine rollout to beat the new Covid strainCredit: Getty

Jab efforts were ramped up as the fast-spreading Indian variant threatened to scupper plans for Covid unlocking next month.

The RVS said there were lots of steward shifts available across the country.

Chief executive Catherine Johnstone said: “There are still lots more people to be vaccinated over the next few months so please stick with us and keep checking your GoodSAM app for shift updates.

Health secretary Matt Hancock warns the new variant can 'spread like wildfire'

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Health secretary Matt Hancock warns the new variant can ‘spread like wildfire’Credit: AFP

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So far 36.6m Brits have had their first vaccination

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So far 36.6m Brits have had their first vaccination

“We continue to be blown away by the incredible work of volunteers.”

Health secretary Matt Hancock warns the variant can “spread like wildfire”.

Since The Sun launched its campaign in January, more than 50,000 fantastic volunteers have signed up to steward at jab centres.

Matt Hancock admits only one person with two jabs has ended up in hospital with the Indian variant as early signs shows jab protection





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