Anti-vaxxers have stormed the headquarters of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and clashed with police.
“A number of protesters have become violent towards police. Four of our officers have been injured during clashes. This is unacceptable. We remain on scene. Updates to follow,” said the Metropolitan Police.
Footage of the protests has shown the demonstrators ramming the doors of the MHRA while some fighting with police.
The protesters tried to retreat but were met by dozens of police in riot gear in South Kensington where they also held a demonstration in front of the Science museum which was being used as a vaccination site.
“The entrance to the museum is currently closed while the police attend an incident nearby. Inside the museum, we are operating as usual. We will provide an update shortly,” said the Science Museum management on Twitter.
The Metropolitan police also reported that four officers were injured in the protests and that several suspects have been arrested.
The protests came after the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation prepared to give the government its final recommendation on the booster jab plan which would allow 200,000 teens with underlying conditions to become eligible for two vaccine doses.
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