UK panel does not recommend COVID vax for 12- to 15-year-olds

By Alistair Smout, Reuters.com UK advice contrasts with United States and Israel Government consults on broader impact, including schools JCVI member: booster guidance expected imminently LONDON, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Britain’s vaccine advisers said they were not recommending the vaccination of all 12- to 15-year-olds against COVID-19, preferring a precautionary approach in healthy children due…

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Israel sees probable link between Pfizer vaccine and myocarditis cases

Israel’s Health Ministry said on Tuesday it had found the small number of heart inflammation cases observed mainly in young men who received Pfizer’s (PFE.N) COVID-19 vaccine in Israel were likely linked to their vaccination. Pfizer said in a statement that it was aware of the Israeli observations of myocarditis and said no causal link…

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Top Scientists Question the Need for COVID-19 Booster Shots

Julie Steenhuysen, Kate Kelland May 13, 2021 COVID-19 vaccine developers are making ever bolder assertions that the world will need yearly booster shots, or new vaccines to tackle concerning coronavirus variants, but some scientists question when, or whether, such shots will be needed. In interviews with Reuters, more than a dozen influential infectious disease and vaccine…

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EU warns of risks of Covid-19 vaccine race after UK approval of Pfizer shot

Reuters Updated: December 03, 2020, 07:35 IST BRUSSELS: The European Union‘s drug watchdog and lawmakers warned against hasty approvals of Covid-19 vaccines on Wednesday, after Britain granted emergency authorisation to the experimental Covid-19 shot being developed by Pfizerand BioNTech. Britain is the first Western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, a move that many see…

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