fbpx
Police find marijuana plantation in Corozal
June 3, 2021
China’s Sinopharm can provide over 1 billion COVID-19 shots  to globe
June 3, 2021

World Health Organization experts say children’s vaccination against COVID-19 ‘not high priority’

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Posted: Thursday, June 3, 2021. 2:15 pm CST.

By Zoila Palma: Top vaccines experts of the World Health Organization’s top vaccines expert said that immunizing children against COVID-19 is not a high priority especially after assessing the limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines.

Many countries around the world are actively engaged in their own vaccination campaigns in order to achieve some form of immunity for their populations.

And even as more countries are authorizing COVID-19 shots for teens, WHO experts say that should not be a high priority at this time, AP reports.

“Children are at (a) very, very low risk of actually getting COVID disease,” said Kate O’Brien, a pediatrician and director of the WHO’s vaccines department.

O’Brien emphasized the importance of vaccinating priority groups like health workers and the elderly.

WHO has also urged wealthier nations to donate vaccines to low-income countries.

“Immunization of children in order to send them back to school is not the predominant requirement for them to go back to school safely,” O’Brien said.

Comments

 

Аdvеrtіѕе wіth thе most visited news site in Веlіzе ~ Wе оffеr fullу сuѕtоmіzаblе аnd flехіblе dіgіtаl mаrkеtіng расkаgеѕ. Yоur соntеnt іѕ dеlіvеrеd іnѕtаntlу tо thоuѕаndѕ оf uѕеrѕ іn Веlіzе аnd аbrоаd! Соntасt uѕ аt [email protected] оr саll uѕ аt 501-601-0315.

 

© 2021, BreakingBelizeNews.com. This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.

  • Galen University
  • larry waight
  • Galen University