COVID: Germany recommends only BioNTech-Pfizer shot to under 30s
14 November 2021 | 8:15 am
Younger people have a higher risk of heart inflammation with a Moderna shot, the country's vaccine advisory committee has said. It also advises on the BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine to all pregnant women.
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