Chief Scientist of the World Health Organization (WHO) Soumya Swaminathan explained that currently no evidence that healthy children and adolescents need a booster dose of coronavirus vaccine.
Swaminathan mentioned in a press conference that over time there seems to be a decreased immunity of immunization against the Omicron variant. Although he clarified that more research is needed to determine who needs a booster dose.
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The WHO chief scientist said “there is no evidence at this time that healthy children or healthy adolescents need boosters, no evidence at all.”
Swaminathan anticipated that the main group of experts of the World Health Organization will discuss how countries should consider giving their populations booster shots against COVID-19.
News that is being updated.-