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WHO gives advice on revaccinating children against COVID-19


A child receives a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Tel Aviv. File photoGENEVA, Aug 18Only children aged six months to 17 years who are at risk of comorbidities should receive a fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, but not the rest, as the effects of the vaccines are not yet known, said Alejandro Cravioto, chair of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization. “About the use of Pfizer and Moderna boosters in children: children aged six months to 17 years with underlying diseases should be vaccinated to avoid a high risk in this group. We do not recommend using the booster for children not in priority groups, even if those vaccines are licensed for those groups. We continue to recommend vaccination only for those who have comorbidities,” he said at a press conference. they protect time, Cravioto clarified. every six months, even though we don’t know enough to do so,” he added. The fourth COVID-19 vaccination should also be given only to individuals at risk, not to the entire population. The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts is WHO’s main vaccine advisory group and immunization. Earlier, the head of WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said that about 15 thousand people in the world died in a week from COVID-19, over the past four weeks, the number of deaths increased by 35%.The number of deaths from COVID-19 in the world increased by 35 percent

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