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Europe weighs risks, benefits of vaccinating kids against COVID-19

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By John Miller and Matthias Blamont ZURICH/PARIS (Reuters) – European countries are still deciding if and when to inoculate children against COVID-19 amid questions around safety, supply and the desperate call for more vaccines from hard-hit regions around the world. After a sluggish rollout, inoculation programmes for the continent’s adults 16 years and up are now underway. Adding children, who are less prone to severe COVID-19 but can be disease carriers, could help Europe to finally tame the pandemic. Still, many health officials across Europe said they are continuing to weigh the low risk …

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