COVID vaccine priority – young before old? | World News

COVID vaccine priority – young before old? | World News

The UK is immunising the aged and most susceptible teams first within the battle in opposition to coronavirus – with healthcare employees and carers additionally a precedence.

In Indonesia, they’re doing issues in another way, with 18 to 59 yr olds on the entrance of the queue.

The technique is maybe ethically questionable, leaving these most liable to falling significantly unwell or worse susceptible.

However may the transfer really be a wise concept?

On this version of the Sky Information Day by day podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, our South East Asia correspondent Siobhan Robbins explains extra about Indonesia’s COVID vaccine rollout.

We’re additionally joined by Senior Analysis Fellow on the Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Duty for Infectious Illness, Alberto Giubilini and GP Ellie Cannon, who participated within the Oxford Vaccine Trial.

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