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Covid-19: WHO warns against mixing and matching vaccines

Reuters/Geneva
Filed on July 12, 2021 | Last updated on July 13, 2021 at 12.36 am

This is a "dangerous trend" since there is little data available about the health impact.


The World Health Organization’s chief scientist on Monday 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.”





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