WHO warns against mixing and matching Covid vaccines | Malay Mail

WHO warns against mixing and matching Covid vaccines | Malay Mail

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12/7/2021 9:00:00 PM

WHO warns against mixing and matching Covid vaccines | Malay Mail

GENEVA, July 12 — The World Health Organisation ’s chief scientist today advised against people mixing and matching Covid-19 vaccines from different manufacturers, calling it a “dangerous trend” since there was little data available about the health impact. “It’s a little bit of a...

channel for the latest updates.GENEVA, July 12 — The World Health Organisation’s chief scientist today advised against people mixing and matching Covid-19 vaccines from different manufacturers, calling it a “dangerous trend” since there was little data available about the health impact.

“It’s a little bit of a dangerous trend here. We are in a data-free, evidence-free zone as far as mix and match,” Soumya Swaminathan told an online briefing.“It will be a chaotic situation in countries if citizens start deciding when and who will be taking a second, a third and a fourth dose.” — Reuters

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Telegram channel for the latest updates. GENEVA, July 12 — The World Health Organisation’s chief scientist today advised against people mixing and matching Covid-19 vaccines from different manufacturers, calling it a “dangerous trend” since there was little data available about the health impact. “It’s a little bit of a dangerous trend here. We are in a data-free, evidence-free zone as far as mix and match,” Soumya Swaminathan told an online briefing. “It will be a chaotic situation in countries if citizens start deciding when and who will be taking a second, a third and a fourth dose.” — Reuters Related Articles