Austrian panel recommends AstraZeneca COVID-19 shot for over-65s: APA

FILE PHOTO: A small shopping basket filled with vials labeled "COVID-19 - Coronavirus Vaccine" and a medical sryinge are placed on a AstraZeneca logo

VIENNA (Reuters) – A panel of experts that advises Austria’s government on vaccines recommended on Friday that AstraZeneca’s coronavirus jab be given to people over 65, Austrian news agency APA said.

The panel recommended in January that the vaccine only be given to people aged 18 to 64.

(Reporting by Francois Murphy; editing by John Stonestreet)

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