WHO Europe: jab young children to cut Covid risk at Christmas – Guardian

WHO Europe: jab young children to cut Covid risk at Christmas

European governments should consider mass vaccination programmes for primary school children given the risk of grandparents being infected with Covid over the holiday season, the World Health Organization has said. Hans Kluge, the WHO’s Europe director, said it was “not unusual” for the level of infection in schools to be two to three times higher than that found in the general community.

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