FAQ: COVID Vaccine and Transplantation
Information from NHSBT
NHSBT is the authority that oversees transplantation in the United Kingdom. NHSBT has today (14 January 2021) issued helpful information about the COVID vaccine to people who are awaiting transplant, who have had a liver transplant or who are living donors.
Go to our PSC and COVID-19 vaccines page for more information about the vaccines and the priority groups in the UK vaccine programme.
News About COVID-19
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