More than 1,300 6th graders postpone vaccination against COVID-19
According to the Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City, on April 16 – the first day of the injection plan implementation vaccines room COVID-19 For children from 5 to under 12 years old, the city has 10,434 children in 6th grade out of a total of 97,064 children vaccinated at 96 injection sites.
The number of children postponing vaccination was 1,379, mostly because they had COVID-19 but less than 3 months from the time of illness or had a history of allergies or had an acute illness. In which, 28 cases were assigned to be transferred to the hospital after screening to ensure safety.
The organization of vaccination took place in an orderly manner, ensuring vaccination safety and safety in the prevention and control of COVID-19. There have been no reported cases of serious adverse events after injection.
Mr. Nguyen Huu Hung, Deputy Director of the Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City, said that the vaccination for children is based on the voluntariness of the parents, the parents agree that the child will be vaccinated. Parents who do not agree, the city’s health and education sector will continue to advocate and propagate so that parents can rest assured that their children are vaccinated.
According to the Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City, students will receive two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
In which, the first injection starts from April 16 to April 30. Phase 2 is expected to be injected within 14 days from the first injection. The vaccines used in children 5 to under 12 years old are Pfizer and Moderna.
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