WHO says no evidence healthy children, adolescents need Covid-19 boosters

  • World
  • Thursday, 20 Jan 2022

BENGALURU: There is no evidence at present that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, the World Health Organization's chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Tuesday (Jan 18).

Speaking at a news briefing, she said that while there seems to be some waning of vaccine immunity over time against the rapidly spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus, more research needs to be done to ascertain who needs booster doses.

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