LETTER: Jabs should go to younger generation

A reader discusses vaccination priorities.

Royal Navy medics delivering Covid-19 vaccines to members of the public at Ashton Gate in Bristol.
Royal Navy medics delivering Covid-19 vaccines to members of the public at Ashton Gate in Bristol.

I am at a loss as to why "we ancients" are considered top priority to receive this vaccine. We do not have to go to work and can isolate quite safely. At our age our contribution to society is our spending power and with everything shut down amounts to nil. Surely the priority should be those in the frontline. Anyone involved in healthcare, police, fire services etc. All those people who keep the wheels of the country turning.

I can hear it now 'we've done our bit for this country and deserve to be looked after' of course we do but we have to have other people to do that caring. As far as I am concerned, if it is a choice between my life and a young person just starting out then it should go to the young person.

Terry Hillier, Four Crosses

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