WHO experts have published recommendations on the use of the vaccine of the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca. The vaccine is recommended for adults over 18. TASS reports with reference to the WHO.
As for children and teenagers under 18 years old, WHO specialists do not yet have sufficient data on how the vaccine works in this age group. Therefore, vaccination of the population under 18 is not recommended until this information is obtained.
«Taking into account all the available evidence, WHO recommends this vaccine for use in persons at the age of 65 and older,» the experts said.
A strategic advisory group of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended the use of coronavirus vaccine of the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford in two doses with an interval from 4 to 12 weeks.
At least 504,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine will be allocated to Kyrgyzstan free of charge within COVAX initiative.