One more vaccine against COVID-19 for children is licensed by the Ministry of Health-Life Health
Moderna vaccine has been approved by the Ministry of Health for use in children from 6 to under 12 years old for urgent needs in the prevention and control of COVID-19.
Number of COVID-19 cases in the country from April 27, 2021
Source: Ministry of Health – Updated at 19:00 March 31, 2022
|Total Ca |
|Case of death|
|2||Ho Chi Minh City||+924||594.585||20.339||first|
|9||Bac Giang||+2,688||314,800||ninety three||0|
|11||Quang Binh||+2,352||106.581||seventy three||0|
|22||As tall as||+1,630||80,351||48||4|
|27||Ha Nam||+1.258||73.432||sixty one||first|
|35||Ben tre||+876||89,950 won||466||5|
|40||BA Ria Vung Tau||+688||68,357||480||first|
|forty six||Phu Yen||+408||48.150||120||4|
|sixty one||Hau Giang||+12||17,308||220||first|
Vaccination status in Vietnam
Source: COVID-19 Immunization Portal – Updated at 00:00 Mar 30, 2022
Number of injections nationwide
At the training session on vaccination against COVID-19 for children 5-12 years old organized by the Ministry of Health, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Duong Thi Hong, Deputy Director of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (Hanoi), said from In April, right after the vaccine is provided, all 63 provinces and cities nationwide will deploy COVID-19 vaccination for children from 5 to under 12 years old.
The Ministry of Health added 0.25ml injection dose for Moderna vaccine.
The vaccines for children 5-12 years old in the second trimester are Pfizer and Moderna.
Children 5-12 years old vaccinated with Pfizer (Comirnaty) intramuscularly, dose 0.2 ml, schedule 2 injections, 3 weeks apart.
Before use, the Pfizer vaccine should be diluted with an aqueous solution (Nacl 9%). The reconstituted vaccine should be used within 6 hours.
About the injection schedule:
+ The vaccine is indicated for people 5-12 years old.
+ Dosage route: intramuscular injection, injection dose of 0.2 ml.
+ Schedule: 2 injections 4 weeks apart.
Spikevax (Moderna) vaccine
The vaccine (Moderna COVID-19 vaccine) has been approved by the Ministry of Health for use in children from 6 to under 12 years old for urgent needs in the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic.
The dose used for children is 1/2 the basic dose compared to the dose used for adults.
Moderna vaccine comes as a white to off-white injectable suspension. The 0.25 ml pediatric dose contains 50 mcg of COVID-19 vaccine mRNA (encapsulated in lipid nanoparticles).
Vaccines in multi-dose vials: A 10-dose vial, each 0.5 ml dose is equivalent to 20 doses, each dose of 0.25 ml, ie one vial of Moderna vaccine will inject 20 children.
Moderna vaccine has a shelf life of 9 months from the date of manufacture, storage time at 2 degrees Celsius to 8 degrees Celsius for up to 30 days. Children vaccinated with Moderna vaccine receive 2 injections, 28 days apart.
Only 2 injections of the same vaccine
Assoc. which mRNA.
For children 5-12 years old, use only one vaccine for a young subject for 2 injections, do not mix.
According to the document of the Ministry of Health, 63 provinces and cities across the country will deploy vaccination for children 5-12 years old from April, right after the vaccine is provided.
Regarding the implementation method, the Ministry of Health requires the vaccination campaign to take place at schools and fixed and mobile vaccination facilities.
Deploy first for the large age group, from 11 years old, ie children in 6th grade, then lower the age gradually. Localities deploy rollouts according to schools and locations based on the epidemic situation and the number of vaccines provided.
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