Virtual Press Conference on an extraordinary meeting for the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE)
An extraordinary virtual meeting for the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) took place on Thursday, 11 August 2022, to propose recommendations to WHO on the use of COVID-19 vaccines. Issues discussed included use of COVID vaccines in children and second booster doses for high risk people.
We are inviting you to a virtual press conference at which the outcomes of this meeting will be outlined by the SAGE chairman and WHO experts.
Date: August 18, 2022
Time: 1500 CEST (Geneva time)
Dr Alejandro Cravioto, Chairman SAGE
Dr Kate O’Brien, Director Immunization vaccines Biologicals (IVB), WHO
Dr Joachim Hombach, Senior health advisor, WHO and SAGE Secretary
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