In Israel began vaccination of children from 5 to 11 years old – RBC

Photo: Ammar Awad / Reuters

Photo: Ammar Awad / Reuters

In Israel, vaccination against coronavirus of children from 5 to 11 years old has officially begun with the Pfizer vaccine, which the country’s Ministry of Health earlier approved for this age group. About it writes Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

According to the newspaper, on the first day, as the registration of children for vaccination became available, 25 thousand applications were submitted. This is 2.5% of the total number of children aged 5 to 11 who can receive the vaccine. According to surveys by the country’s Ministry of Health, 40 to 50 percent of parents of children aged 5 to 11 plan to vaccinate their children.

Publishing The Jerusalem Post informsthat the first children were vaccinated yesterday, as the vaccines had already been delivered to the clinics.

In the United States began to vaccinate against COVID-19 children from five to 11 years old

Photo: Eva Marie Uzcategui / Bloomberg

Shortly before the start of childhood vaccinations, Prime Minister Naftali Benet called on parents to vaccinate their children, as Israel is on the verge of a rise in the incidence of coronavirus among children.

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