Swiss to start inoculating youngsters against COVID-19 as early as next week
WorldFILE PHOTO: A green light is seen in front of a cabin for vaccinations at the vaccination center at the Messe Luzern fairgrond, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Lucerne, Switzerland December 23, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
20 Jun 2021 04:39PMShare this contentBookmarkZURICH: Switzerland plans to allow 12- to 15-year olds to receive vaccinations against COVID-19 as soon as next week, government vaccine chief Christoph Berger told Swiss newspaper NZZ in an interview published on Sunday (Jun 20).
"Young people who want to be vaccinated should be given the opportunity," Berger told NZZ, adding the government's approval was expected to be communicated next week.AdvertisementAdvertisement"For those with pre-existing conditions or those in contact with immunocompromised individuals who are at risk, vaccination makes sense," he said, adding that - unlike for older populations - it would not be necessary to target a vaccination rate for the 12- to 15-year old population. headtopics.com
Switzerland on Jun 4 approved vaccinating 12-to-15-year-old children with the COVID-19 shot from Pfizer and BioNTEch, ahead of the country's plan to start inoculating younger people starting as early as July. Read more: CNA »
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