Learning Disability & Autism – the need for urgent Covid-19 vaccination
In response to the recently published ONS data which highlights the shocking and outrageous reality that around two-thirds of fatalities from Covid-19 during its peak from start of March to mid-May were people with disabilities. That is more than 22,000 deaths.
People with learning disability aged 18-34 are 30 x more likely to die from Covid-19 than those without a learning disability.
Link to Learning Disability England’s article – Stop the Postcode Lottery
Link to Learning Disability England’s statement about Covid Vaccination
Link to The Guardian’s article on Disability and Covid: Shine a Light
Sign the petition – PRIORITISE VACCINATIONS