Hanoi starts COVID-19 inoculation for children aged 15-17

November 23, 2021 | 09:28
Hanoi began vaccinating children aged 15-17 against COVID-19 from November 23 morning, using the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)
Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi – Hanoi began vaccinating children aged 15-17 against COVID-19 from November 23 morning, using the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

The municipal Health Department allocated 304,140 doses to 30 districts to give the first jab to children aged 15-17 studying and living in the city. This inoculation drive is expected to be completed by November 25.

Hanoi starts COVID-19 inoculation for children aged 15-17 hinh anh 2

A total of 791,921 children in Hanoi will receive vaccine shots (Photo: VNA)

The vaccination locations are schools for their students, or health stations for children who do not go to school or study in other localities. Children with congenital diseases or chronic diseases will receive jabs at hospitals.

In the fourth quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, Hanoi will conduct vaccinations for all children aged 12-17. It is expected that 791,921 children will receive vaccine shots.

VNA

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