TEACHERS and school staff should be among the groups prioritized for Covid-19 vaccinations so that schools in Europe and Central Asia can stay open, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund said on Monday.

Measures to ensure that schools can stay open throughout the pandemic "include offering teachers and other school staff the Covid-19 vaccine as part of target population groups in national vaccination plans," the UN agencies wrote in a statement.

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