16:20 / 18.01.2022
Over 690 thousand children voluntarily vaccinated with Pfizer vaccine – Health Ministry

As of January 17, 691,382 children aged 12 to 18 have been voluntarily vaccinated with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Health reported.

Photo: Ramiz Bakhtiyarov

Of them:
450,883 children were vaccinated with the first dose;
240,499 children – with the second dose.

Vaccination of children against coronavirus is particularly active in Fergana (166,673 doses), Samarkand (108,258 doses) and Andijan (76,334 doses) regions.

According to the decision of the State Sanitary Inspector and the National Technical Immunological Expert Commission, children over the age of 12 are vaccinated with Pfizer on a voluntary basis since 28 September in Uzbekistan with the consent of their parents and guardians.

To date, 40,787,150 doses of different types of vaccines have been used in Uzbekistan.

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