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Sweden to offer third dose of Covid vaccines to all adults

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  • Sweden will authorize Covid-19 booster shots for all vaccinated adults 18 and older, Health Minister Lena Hallengren said Wednesday morning.

  • No exact start date was given but Hallengren said the extra doses would be given at least 6 months after someone was first fully vaccinated.

  • She said the country was facing an "uncertain winter" as the numbers of new coronavirus cases rise in Europe.