China has extended its vaccination drive to children as young as three. Photo: Xinhua
China has extended its vaccination drive to children as young as three. Photo: Xinhua

Explainer |
Are children more at risk from Omicron?

  • A surge of cases around the world has seen more under-18s infected but scientists say in many cases this reflects lower vaccination rates in this age group
  • Many countries have extended inoculation programmes to children as young as 5

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
China has extended its vaccination drive to children as young as three. Photo: Xinhua
China has extended its vaccination drive to children as young as three. Photo: Xinhua
READ FULL ARTICLE