Vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 years in the Azores begins in January
You are The Azores will start vaccinating against Covid-19 for children aged 5-11 in JanuaryThis Monday, the regional health and sports minister, Cleo Meneses, announced.
“In early January, it will be available, for these parents to understand and for clinicians to understand, to vaccinate children, as we have said, after we have made significant progress in vaccinating the most vulnerable,” said the head of the portfolio. Health in the Azores, quoted in a press release.
In response to a question on December 10 about vaccinating children against Covid-19, the regional health minister said One of the Azorean Executive’s priorities has been the process of administering a booster dose to the most vulnerable population And only after completion will a decision be made.
After this process is completed, we will reassess the situation, we will understand everything that is the scientific basis for this and we will decide. He added at the time, there is no point in deciding now on something that will only be possible at the beginning of the year.
“As long as we don’t have these residents [pessoas com mais de 65 anos] Full vaccination, we do not move to other age levels. It is a question of responsibility and it is a question of assuming what is practical. We cannot say here that we will vaccinate children, while we have not vaccinated older children.“, he added.
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