WHO's top scientist says no evidence healthy kids, adolescents need COVID-19 boosters

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There is no evidence at present that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines, the World Health Organization's chief scientist, Soumya Swaminathan, said on Tuesday. Israel has begun offering boosters to children as young as 12, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration earlier this month authorized the use of a third dose.
4 months ago

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Reuters

WHO's top scientist says no evidence healthy kids, adolescents need COVID-19 boosters

- There is no evidence at present that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine, the World Health Organization's chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Tuesday. 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

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

No Evidence That Healthy Kids Need Covid Boosters, Says WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan

Soumya Swaminathan more research needs to be conducted to ascertain who needs booster doses against coronavirus infection.

4 months ago·India
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CTV News

No evidence healthy kids, adolescents need COVID-19 boosters, WHO chief scientist says

The World Health Organization's chief scientist said on Tuesday there was currently no evidence that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Global News

COVID-19: WHO top scientist says no evidence yet that healthy kids, adolescents need boosters

Watch COVID-19: WHO top scientist says no evidence yet that healthy kids, adolescents need boosters Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

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

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). Read full story

4 months ago·Malaysia
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Hindustan Times

WHO says ‘no evidence at all’ healthy kids need booster shots against Covid

Covid-19: The WHO chief scientist 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.

4 months ago·New Delhi, India
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