UK: Vaccine panel recommends against universal COVID-19 jabs for kids 12-15

Source: United Press International

“Britain’s vaccine advisory body has recommended against universal COVID-19 vaccination for healthy children between the ages 12 of 15 despite a government push to proceed with a plan. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization found that while the health benefits from vaccinations are ‘marginally greater than the potential harms,’ it said in a statement Friday that ‘the margin of benefit is considered too small to support universal vaccination of healthy 12- to 15 year-olds at this time.’ … ‘For the vast majority of children, SARS-CoV-2 infection is asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic and will resolve without treatment,’ the advisory body explained in the statement.” (09/04/21)