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Children over 5 years old allowed to be vaccinated against coronavirus

Nurmat Otabekov, deputy head of the Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance Service, said that children between the ages of 5 and 11 were also allowed to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. It is noted that a separate instruction has been prepared and children will be vaccinated with a 0.1 ml dose of Pfizer.

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Vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 years against coronavirus is now introduced in Uzbekistan, deputy head of the Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance and Public Health Service Nurmat Otabekov said a briefing.

It is noted that currently a separate instruction on vaccination of the population aged 5-11 years has been prepared.

“So, for the effective use of the 6-dose vaccine, we plan to gather 18-20 children at the vaccination point and then vaccinate them at the same time,” Nurmat Otabekov said.

0.3 ml doses were used to vaccinate the population over 12 years old with the Pfizer vaccine, while 0.1 ml doses were used to vaccinate children aged 5-11.

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