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Finland updates COVID vaccination advice for children

People protest against Finnish government's regulations to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Helsinki, Finland March 20, 2021. (LEHTIKUVA / ANTTI AIMO-KOIVISTO VIA REUTERS) HELSINKI / MOSCOW – The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) has updated its recommendations on the use of COVID-19 vaccines for children younger than 12 years. According to […]

US clears updated COVID booster shots for kids as young as 5

A vaccinator draws a Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pediatric vaccine in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, US, Dec 5, 2021. (HANNAH BEIER / REUTERS) MOSCOW / LOS ANGELES – US health regulators authorized the use of Omicron-tailored COVID-19 booster shots from Moderna Inc and Pfizer Inc in children as young as five, a move that will expand the government's fall […]