December 9, 2021

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Govt-19: Canada begins vaccinating children 5 to 11 years of age

Vaccine against COVID-19 It started this Wednesday for kids ages 5 to 11 Canada, The United States and Israel are following in the footsteps of the age-appropriate approach to vaccination to fight the epidemic.

At the Congress Palace in Montreal, dozens of young people from Quebec were vaccinated. Pfizer, Approved for them from Friday.

Some small adaptations are planned for the children: unicorn-shaped stickers, longer encounters than adults, and a dog, accustomed to affection, circling to calm the children.

“I’m not really scared, but I’m worried,” 10-year-old Victor told AFP, “Bravo, you’re got your vaccine.”

Dating for kids Quebec They have risen since the government gave the green light to the pediatric vaccine, which is “an indication that the public response is really good,” said Jean-Nicholas Abe, a spokeswoman for health officials in Montreal.

Quebec’s Prime Minister Franசois LeCold celebrated on Twitter this morning after confirming that “115,300 meetings” had been made in a matter of hours. “Together we can make a difference!”

Vaccine in Ontario

A few children were vaccinated Tuesday in Toronto, a neighboring province of Ontario, although the most populous province Canada The vaccination campaign will officially begin this Thursday.

Canada Is one of the countries with the highest vaccination rate COVID-19 Most in the world, more than 85% of people over the age of 12 have taken at least two doses.

This Wednesday, the North American country approved the use of Johnson & Johnson’s single dose of the vaccine for people over 18 years of age.

(With information from AFP)

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