Covid-10: Chile defends third vaccine dose despite W.H.O. scientists’ recommendations

The report stated that "there is no evidence that there is a substantial decline in protection" against Covid-19 and that, given the limited supply, more lives can be saved "if the doses are offered to people at risk of getting sick and who have not yet been vaccinated."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile's Minister of Health, Enrique Paris, on Tuesday (14) defended the need for a third dose against Covid-19 that the country applies, just a day after a study, which counted with the participation of WHO scientists, indicated that it is not "appropriate".

"It can be seen as a difference in the right to health that some countries already put a booster dose, but we believe that we have to protect our elderly and chronically ill," Paris said in a virtual press conference with foreign correspondents.

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