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Healthcare Ministry prepares documents for Covid -19 vaccination of children over 14

Source : 112 Ukraine

Vaccination of certain groups of children, in particular with concomitant diseases, is now allowed in Ukraine
14:12, 17 October 2021

BBC.com

The Ministry of Health of Ukraine is preparing documents to start a coronavirus vaccination campaign for children over 14 years old. Oleh Ruban, head of the Main Department of the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection in Kyiv told this, Ukraine 24 reports.

“Today there are documents on vaccination of 18+ and 14+. Documents are being developed for adolescent children. But this will be later, because the period of paperwork is underway - it is this contingent that needs to be vaccinated today. The documents on vaccination of 14+ have already been prepared by the Ministry of Health, but this is exclusively the competence of the Ministry of Health to implement these measures, "the official said.

Meanwhile, in Ukraine, about 90% of health workers have already been vaccinated with one dose. In addition, one vaccine shot was given to more than 85% of teachers. This was announced by Health Minister Viktor Lyashko.

"About 90% of all medical workers have already received at least one dose of vaccine. Teachers - more than 85%," Viktor Lyashko said.

He also noted that there are cases of fraud - the issuance of fake vaccination certificates among doctors, but they are rare.

Related: Pfizer asks EU to greenlight its vaccine for children aged 5 - 11

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