Denmark plans to offer Covid-19 jabs to children aged 12 to 15 Jun 18, 2021 0 479 12345 Copenhagen Children in Denmark between the ages of 12 and 15 should be the next group to be offered a coronavirus vaccine after all other vaccination groups over 16 have had their turn, the Danish Health Authority recommended on Thursday.Based on the current vaccination schedule, that will likely happen in September.The director of the authority, Soren Brostrom, said the initiative was first and foremost meant to increase immunity levels within the population, which will help keep the pandemic under control come winter. He added that the vaccine offer was completely voluntary.The EU’s drug regulator signed off on the use of BioNTech-Pfizer jabs for children as young as 12 in May. The Danish authorities expect the other vaccines to also receive EU approval for minors at some point. (dpa) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES CureVac setback will not impact German or EU vaccination campaigns Jun 18, 2021 0 58 COVID-19 cases ‘rising exponentially in England among unvaccinated Jun 18, 2021 0 46 US top court upholds Obamacare again, rejects Texas GOP challenge Jun 18, 2021 0 38 COVID-19 infection ‘may not protect against new variants of concern’ dpa London Previous COVID-19 infection may not offer long-term protection against the disease, particularly when it comes to new variants of concern such as the alpha (Britain) and beta (South Africa) variants, .. ‘Good day for Russia’: Trump slams Biden for coddling Putin at summit New York (dpa) - Former President Donald Trump was no fan of President Joe Biden’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling their much-anticipated Geneva meeting “a good day for Russia.” The former .. Italy plans to lift mask requirement outdoors as case numbers fall dpa Rome Italy’s government plans to lift the requirement that people wear protective face masks outdoors, as case numbers in the country continue to fall. The requirement was introduced in autumn last year, and it .. French prosecutors call for one-year jail sentence in Sarkozy trial dpa Paris French prosecutors have called for a one-year jail sentence for former president Nicolas Sarkozy in a case regarding alleged irregularities with his campaign finances. Six months of the sentence would be on ..