Germany approves vaccinations for over-12 – ET HealthWorld

Berlin: Germany’s standing committee on vaccination, the Stiko, has given the go-ahead for all young people above the age of 12 to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. The country’s disease control agency said Monday the Stiko found that especially data from the United States, where almost 10 million adolescents have been vaccinated, show that the benefits of the vaccines outweigh the risks for children and teenagers. The Stiko said vaccinations are now also recommended because the committee expects that children are at a higher risk of catching COVID-19 during the…

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