Israel launches COVID-19 vaccination campaign for children aged 5-11

Israel on Monday launched a COVID-19 vaccination marketing campaign for kids aged 5 to 11, Israel’s well being upkeep organizations (HMOs) mentioned.

The vaccines might be given at HMO clinics all through Israel, and the second dose for kids might be given three weeks after the primary one, in keeping with a advice given by the Well being Ministry’s advisory committee.

On Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett mentioned that the nation’s purpose is to vaccinate 50 p.c of practically a million kids aged 5 to 11 by the top of December.

The committee additionally selected giving the third booster dose for adolescents aged 12 to 15, 5 months after the second dose.

Up to now, the quantity of people that have acquired the primary dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Israel reached practically 6.27 million, or 66.7 p.c of its whole inhabitants, whereas about 5.76 million have been vaccinated with the second dose, and practically 4.05 million have gotten the third dose.

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