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WHO group backs third Covid-19 shot for elderly vaccinated with Sinovac or Sinopharm

An extra Covid-19 vaccine shot should be offered to people aged 60 and above immunised with Sinovac Biotech and Sinopharm doses, a WHO advisory group said on Monday.The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunisation (SAGE) also said a third shot should be given to moderately and severely immunocompromised people vaccinated with any World Health Organization-authorised vaccine.SAGE announced its recommendations following a review last week of data gathered since the WHO approved a handful…

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