© 2020 – 2021 AEA3 WEB
Image default

WHO backs use of Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine for adults of all ages

Panel recommends extending time between doses to 8 and 12 weeks to improve efficacy

  • Coronavirus – latest updates
  • See all our coronavirus coverage

The Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine has been recommended by the World Health Organization for use in all adults, despite limited data on the jab’s efficacy for older people, which has caused some countries in Europe to rule out its use in the over-65s.

The WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (Sage) said the vaccine should be given in two doses, eight to 12 weeks apart, bolstering the stand the UK government has taken in its mass vaccination programme.

Continue reading…

Related posts

Foreign Office tells Richard Ratcliffe to keep quiet as wife’s release date nears


County council to reconsider Cumbria coalmine application


Covid: tough UK restrictions to last until February at least, say experts


Your ads here. Click here