Who should get 4 shots of COVID-19 vaccine?
According to experts, nose 4 COVID-19 vaccine Priority should be given to people at high risk, immunocompromised, with underlying diseases and the elderly. This is a group that is easy to become seriously ill, with a high risk of death when infected with nCoV, the remaining groups have been protected with the 3rd injection. Therefore, experts say that the 4th dose should not be given mass.
Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son said that the ministry and experts had a meeting about the injection of 4 vaccines against COVID-19. The meeting was in consultation with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the US Centers for Disease Control. As a result, experts basically agree on the injection of 4.
In addition to considering the 4th dose injection for people, the Ministry of Health is studying and consulting experts and international organizations on vaccination. COVID-19 for children under 5 years old.
As of the morning of March 23, according to the Ministry of Health’s statistics, the whole country had injected 202,029,331 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, of which 184,966,534 doses were administered to people aged 18 years and older (1st dose was 1st dose). 70,946,442 doses, the second dose is 67,892,827 doses, the third dose is 1,496,242 doses, the additional dose is 14,660,747 doses and the booster dose is 29,970,276 doses).
Number of doses for children 12-17 years old is 17,062,797 doses (1st dose is 8,754,946 doses and second dose is 8,307,851 doses).
Regarding the issue of vaccination against COVID-19 for children from 5 to under 12 years old, the Ministry of Health said that it is preparing for procedures so that the first batch of vaccines will return to Vietnam as expected at the end of March. Before the vaccine is released. When vaccination is announced in April, the Ministry of Health will re-train the vaccination system due to the peculiarities of post-vaccination monitoring for children from 5 to under 12 years old.
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