Third shot: UK to offer COVID booster jabs to over 50s

  • Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a media briefing in Downing Street, London, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. An expert advisory panel has recommended the U.K. government offer a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to everyone over age 50 to protect against the coronavirus. (Dan Kitwood/Pool Photo via AP)

LONDON — The U.K. announced Tuesday it will offer a third dose of coronavirus vaccine to everyone over 50 and other vulnerable people to help the country ride out the pandemic through the winter months.