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

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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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