Vaccine recommendations

Under 65's to get alternative to AstraZeneca vaccine for second dose

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  • The Public Health Agency has reiterated it's recommendation that only those aged 65 or above should get the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.
  • Swedes under 65 who have already had one shot of AstraZeneca's vaccine will be given a different, mRNA vaccine for their second shot, such as PfizerBiontech or Moderna.
  • The agency said there is an age gradient where the risks are very different at different ages.