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Not enough evidence to back Covid jabs for children, says UK expert

Prof Calum Semple says coronavirus risk in young is ‘incredibly low’, and JCVI indicates cautious approach

One of the UK’s leading childhood health experts has said there is not enough evidence to support vaccinating children against Covid, and the body that will make the decision on whether to jab under-18s has indicated it will take a cautious approach.

Prof Calum Semple, a member of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage), said there was “rock-solid data” to show that the risk of severe harm to children from Covid was “incredibly low”.

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