Salem Radio Network News Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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Germany recommends booster shots for all adult population

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s vaccine advisory committee recommended COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for all people aged over 18 on Thursday as the number of coronavirus infections hits a new record in Europe’s largest economy.

The committee, known as STIKO, said it also recommends booster shots to be administered with an mRNA vaccine and that a booster should be given six months after the last vaccine dose.

A shortening of the vaccination interval to five months can be considered in individual cases or if there is enough capacity, it added.

(Reporting by Riham Alkousaa, editing by Emma Thomasson)

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