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EU urges second COVID-19 boosters for people ages 60 to 79

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00:40 sec | 5 months ago

EU urges second COVID-19 boosters for people ages 60 to 79

"European Union has urged authorities in the 27 nation bloc to consider giving second booster shots to vulnerable citizens as a new wave of the pandemic sweeps over the continent European health commissioner Stella kyriakides said there is no time to lose in getting vaccinated as cases and hospitalizations rise again throughout the continent The European center for disease prevention and control said that the second boosters can be given at least four months after the first booster The agency said that the new wave is being driven by the highly transmissible BA 5 mutation of the omicron variant of the coronavirus its anticipates a widespread COVID-19 wave across the EU I'm Karen Chammas

Stella Kyriakides European Center For Disease Pr EU Karen Chammas