Finland to limit children's COVID-19 vaccines to high-risk households

By Essi Lehto

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Children in Finland aged five and over should be vaccinated against COVID-19 if they or someone in their household are at high risk of severe infection, the Finnish Health Institute recommended on Thursday, opting against shots for all children.

The government is expected to accept the recommendation. The institute said the vaccinations could start as soon as Finland obtains approved shots.

"Getting more information about the safety of...