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  HELSINKI Nov 23 The Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare THL updated its recommendations on the use of COVID 19 vaccines for children under 12 years of age Going forward offering vaccines to healthy children ages 5 to 11 is no longer recommended because they are at very low risk of severe illness from COVID 19 said Hanna Nohynek THL s chief medical officer According to the updates the health authority recommends vaccines against COVID 19 for children from five to eleven years of age only if they belong to risk groups People between the ages of six months and four years who belong to risk groups should be vaccinated under individual medical control the health authority said in a press release on Wednesday Children of this age who have an underlying disease that may predispose them to severe COVID 19 illness may benefit from the basic COVID 19 vaccine series the THL said Vaccination recommendations for children and adolescents 12 to 17 years of age remain unchanged Xinhua
Finland updates COVID-19 vaccination recommendations for children-

Institute of Health and Welfare

HELSINKI, Nov 23 ()– The Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare (THL) updated its recommendations on the use of COVID-19 vaccines for children under 12 years of age.

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Going forward, offering vaccines to healthy children ages 5 to 11 is no longer recommended because they are at very low risk of severe illness from COVID-19, said Hanna Nohynek, THL‘s chief medical officer.

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According to the updates, the health authority recommends vaccines against COVID-19 for children from five to eleven years of age only if they belong to risk groups.

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People between the ages of six months and four years who belong to risk groups should be vaccinated under individual medical control, the health authority said in a press release on Wednesday.

“Children of this age who have an underlying disease that may predispose them to severe COVID-19 illness may benefit from the basic COVID-19 vaccine series,” the THL said.

Vaccination recommendations for children and adolescents 12 to 17 years of age remain unchanged. ■

(Xinhua)

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