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Coronavirus

French health watchdog backs COVID-19 vaccine booster shot for elderly

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France’s Haute Autorite de Sante (HAS) health watchdog said on Tuesday it recommended a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot for those aged 65 and over and for those with existing medical conditions that could put at them serious harm from COVID.

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These COVID vaccine booster shots should be rolled out from the end of October onwards, it added.

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