EU health ministers call for common approach to 2nd boosters for elderly

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European health ministers urged the bloc’s executive on Tuesday to back a fourth Covid-19 shot for people over the age of 60 to boost immunity in the absence of vaccines that specifically protect against the Omicron variant.

Pointing to data from Israel, minister Karl Lauterbach said a recommendation was “urgently necessary” to reduce the risk of death from an infection.

He raised the issue at a meeting of health ministers in Brussels on Tuesday and said most of them supported the idea of harmonising European vaccination strategies.

“I urge a common position of EU...


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EU health ministers call for common approach to 2nd boosters for elderly


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