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Which 2 provinces are allocated the most Covid-19 vaccine for children 5-11 years old?

It is known that Moderna vaccine will be given priority to 11-year-old children (grade 6) across the country. This Moderna vaccine (calculated in a dose of 0.25ml) is funded by the Australian Government.

According to the allocation decision just signed on April 14, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are the two localities with the largest amount of distribution with 87,500 and 72,700 doses, respectively.

Localities such as Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, and Dong Nai were allocated from 31,000 to 35,700 doses. The locality receiving the lowest number of doses was Bac Kan (3,300 doses).

The Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology requires the units to receive vaccines and organize injections as soon as they are allocated, to report the implementation results to the Department of Preventive Medicine, the Institutes of Hygiene and Epidemiology/Pasteur and the Center. Disease control in provinces/cities according to management zoning.

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Vaccination against Covid-19 for children aged 5-11 years old, illustration.

Moderna vaccine is one of two vaccines 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.

Yesterday, the Ministry of Health officially launched a campaign to vaccinate against Covid-19 for children from 5 to under 12 years old. Quang Ninh is the first locality in the country to deploy injections for 6th grade students.

In Hanoi, it is expected that the capital will deploy Moderna vaccination for this group of children on April 17. The capital has about 950,000 children between the ages of 5 and under 12. Hanoi will deploy vaccinations by age from high to low (prior to age 12 and lower) according to the vaccine supply schedule. ask for.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Duong Thi Hong, Deputy Director of the Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (Hanoi) said that vaccination for children aged 5-11 will be completed in the second quarter of 2022. In the past time, the Ministry of Health has been looking for vaccine sources and has received a batch of vaccines for children back to Vietnam.

Two vaccines are given to children aged 5-11 years: Pfizer and Moderna .. With these two vaccines, when deployed in some countries, some common vaccination reactions were encountered such as headache, diarrhea, joint pain, muscle pain, pain at the injection site, exhaustion, chills, fever. (high frequency with 2nd dose), swelling at injection site.

The most common reactions in the age group 5-11 years of age were injection site swelling > 80%, exhaustion > 50%, headache > 30%, injection site redness > 20%, myalgia and chills. more than 10% cold.

Some common reactions: Nausea, swelling at the injection site. Uncommon reactions: lymphadenopathy, hypersensitivity reactions (rash, pruritus, urticaria, edema, pulse), decreased appetite, insomnia, lethargy, increased sweating, night sweats, pain extremities, weakness, discomfort, itching at the injection site.

Severe reactions: Very rarely, the rate of 1/10,000 myocarditis, pericarditis. However, there must always be a spirit of vigilance to avoid regret when a reaction occurs.


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