--Germany's vaccine committee Stiko is ready to recommend AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine to those 65 and over, according to documents seen by German daily newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, the paper reported Thursday.

--A new study in Belgium, published Wednesday, on the vaccine's suitability for seniors was one of the decisive factors for the commission, and seniors could receive doses from next week, the newspaper reports.

--AstraZeneca wasn't immediately available for comment, while the committee declined to comment on the story to Dow Jones Newswires.

 

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