“They always get there, just later than they should,” said Devi Sridhar, head of the global public health program at the University of Edinburgh.
Sept. 15, 2021, 7:35 p.m. ET
Britain, she said, was “heading in the same direction as other countries, but with a major delay” in vaccinating those aged 12 to 15, drawing up contingency plans for mandatory mask wearing and vaccine passports, and boosting testing to get the country through what is likely to be a difficult winter.
Monday’s decision to vaccinate children as young as 12 was contentious, though many other countries, including the United …