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Senedd debates pros and cons of giving Covid vaccines to children

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Members of the Welsh Parliament have discussed the ‘ethical and moral issues’ of vaccinating children against Covid-19.

Last week the UK Government’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency approved the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in children aged 12 to 15. However, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), the group of experts that advises the four UK governments, is yet to decide whether to approve the use of vaccines in children.Read more