A total of 1,034,068 second doses had been given by March 4
"It’s essential that GPs follow official guidance, so that people with asthma who need to be prioritised are protected now."
Ministers are said to be looking at enforcing vaccination for healthcare workers
Dr Zahid Chauhan has worked on the frontline throughout the coronavirus pandemic
The UK is one of the world’s front runners when it comes to vaccine coverage.
Professor Sir Mark Walport has backed the government's plan
"Giving priority to certain professions would not be as effective or as fast in reducing deaths and hospitalisations"
Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation considered whether groups such as teachers and police officers should be vaccinated next
The Health Secretary will speak from Downing Street on who will get the jab next
It also appears to spread more easily and give less protection from reinfection