Spain approves expanding anticovid vaccination to children from 5 to 11 years old and will begin to administer doses on December 15

Spain will begin to vaccinate children from 5 to 11 years old against the Covid from December 15. The Public Health Commission has approved the extension of l

Spain approves expanding anticovid vaccination to children from 5 to 11 years old and will begin to administer doses on December 15

Spain will begin to vaccinate children from 5 to 11 years old against the Covid from December 15. The Public Health Commission has approved the extension of lavation on Tuesday in this age range at a meeting that still continues. According to this morning, the Minister Carolina Darias has advanced, which was in Brussels at the Epsco meeting, which concentrates the European Ministers of Health, will be the Autonomous Communities in charge of deciding the concrete modality for the administration of vaccines, in centers Sanitarians, in mass vaccination centers or in school centers.

The vaccination campaign in children is scheduled to begin on next day 13, which will receive the first doses of the drug, according to the Minister Darias last week after the Interiorritorial Health Council held in Córdoba. Spain will receive 1.3 million children's vaccines in December and another 2 million vaccines in January, which would represent the possibility of vaccinating with the first dose of the two necessary to 3.2 million children in Spain in the Strip From 5 to 11 years old.

Autonomous Communities such as Castilla y León demanded from last week to know in more detail the cadence with which vaccines will arrive to be able to schedule the reserve of second doses and decide with more certainty whether it is worth a massive vaccination in specific vaccination centers or if, by The lower availability of vaccines, the best strategy would be a stepped in school centers.

Other autonomies such as Galicia have advanced since they will vaccinate minors in mass vaccination centers as soon as they begin to receive children's vaccines, which will be distributed to the autonomies proportionally to the number of children to be vaccinated.

Green light to anticovid infantile vaccines in Spain arrives almost two weeks after the European medication agency guarantees its inoculation.

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Updated Date: 07 December 2021, 07:35

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