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Covid-19 vaccines: Modelling suggests prioritising elderly could save most lives

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Should the elderly be first in line for the Covid-19 vaccine?
Should the elderly be first in line for the Covid-19 vaccine?
Artem Podrez, Pexels

While several countries continue to experience a resurgence of Covid-19 cases, the debate around who should be first in line to receive vaccines is also ongoing.

A study, published in the journal Science, suggests the elderly should be first in line to receive the Covid-19 vaccine.

It highlights that to substantially cut mortality rates, vaccines for the elderly should be a top priority.

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