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WHO says COVID boosters needed, reversing previous call

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WHO said in January that boosters were recommended once countries had adequate supplies and after protecting their most vulnerable. Booster programs in rich countries including Britain, Canada and the U.S. have been credited with preventing the surge in omicron infections from spilling over into hospitals and cemeteries. WHO noted that the current authorized COVID-19 vaccines are all based on the strain first detected in Wuhan, China more than three years ago.
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Times of India

WHO says Covid boosters needed, reversing previous call

An expert group convened by the World Health Organisation said Tuesday it “strongly supports urgent and broad access” to booster doses, in a reversal of the U.N. agency's previous insistence that boosters weren't necessary and contributed to vaccine inequity. In a statement, WHO said its expert group concluded that immunisation with authorised Covid-19 vaccines provide high levels of protection against severe disease and death amid the global ci…

5 months ago·Mumbai, India
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CTV News

WHO says COVID-19 boosters needed, reversing previous call

An expert group convened by the World Health Organization said Tuesday it 'strongly supports urgent and broad access' to booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine amid the global spread of omicron, capping a reversal of the UN agency's repeated insistence last year that boosters weren't necessary and contributed to vaccine inequity.

5 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Hindu

WHO says COVID boosters needed, reversing previous call

WHO said it is continuing to monitor the global spread of omicron, including a “stealth” version known as BA.2, which has been documented to have re-infected some people after an initial case of omicron

5 months ago·India
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abc News

WHO says COVID boosters needed, reversing previous call

An expert group convened by the World Health Organization said it “strongly supports urgent and broad access” to coronavirus vaccines, including booster doses

5 months ago·United States
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Associated Press News

WHO says COVID boosters needed, reversing previous call

GENEVA (AP) — An expert group convened by the World Health Organization said Tuesday it “strongly supports urgent and broad access” to booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine amid the global spread of omicron, capping a reversal of the U.N.

5 months ago·United States
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The Washington Post

WHO says COVID boosters needed, reversing previous call

An expert group convened by the World Health Organization said it “strongly supports urgent and broad access” to coronavirus vaccines, including booster doses

5 months ago·Washington, United States
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