Only 23 per cent of people aged 18 to 29 have had two doses of a vaccine

Only 23 per cent of people aged 18 to 29 have had two doses of a vaccine

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Tens of thousands of unvaccinated students from around the UK will arrive in Scottish cities next month when universities go back, prompting fresh calls for teenagers to be jabbed.

Matt Crilly, president of the National Union of Students Scotland, said that more than 30,000 university students and 10,000 college students aged 16 to 18 had no hope of receiving a vaccination before they returned.

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Speaking on The Sunday Show, on BBC Radio Scotland, he said: “We should be doing all we can to get students vaccinated.” He added: “I would love to see on-campus vaccination clinics.”

Only 23 per cent of people aged 18 to 29 have had both doses, and 72 per cent have had a single dose. Coronavirus appears to be