Are children more at risk from Omicron?

As the Omicron variant of Covid-19 rages around the world, a surge of child infections and hospitalisations have prompted calls by some governments to vaccinate young children.In Hong Kong, for example, the government has approved Sinovac’s vaccine for children as young as five and an advisory panel has recommended that small doses of BioNTech be approved for the same age group.Last year China set a target to vaccinate all children aged between three to 11, while Europe and the United States…


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