Pandemic

Officials approve extra Covid-19 shot for those with weakened immune systems

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  • The Public Health Agency on Thursday formally recommended an additional dose of a Covid-19 vaccine for those with a weakened immune system.
  • Starting next month, an extra shot will be offered to adults who are immunosuppressed due to an illness or a medical treatment.
  • The announcement comes as more people in Sweden - mainly the unvaccinated - are catching the virus and ending up in hospitals.