After reviewing the data, the advisory body said WHO-approved vaccines for the most part continue to provide robust protection against severe forms of Covid-19 for at least six months. Photo: AFP
After reviewing the data, the advisory body said WHO-approved vaccines for the most part continue to provide robust protection against severe forms of Covid-19 for at least six months. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: WHO advisory group says booster shots ‘risk exacerbating vaccine inequities’

  • After reviewing data on how well vaccines are working over time, experts say priority should be distributing shots to countries with limited access to primary doses
  • But the group is monitoring early studies to assess how protective vaccines are against the new Omicron variant and whether additional doses may be needed

After reviewing the data, the advisory body said WHO-approved vaccines for the most part continue to provide robust protection against severe forms of Covid-19 for at least six months. Photo: AFP
After reviewing the data, the advisory body said WHO-approved vaccines for the most part continue to provide robust protection against severe forms of Covid-19 for at least six months. Photo: AFP
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