Covid: Which countries are vaccinating children and why?

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    Children in the United Kingdom 12 to 15 years can be set to get a Covid Jab, after the following Advice from the main medical officers of the United Kingdom.

    Young people have been recommended a dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

    Some other countries have been vaccinating younger adolescents for some time, but approaches differently.

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    What is happening in Europe?

    In May, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved the Pfizer vaccine for children from 12 to 15 years. Since then, the different EU countries have moved at different speeds.

    Denmark (12 to 15 years) and Spain (from 12 to 19 years old) Both now vaccinated most of the childhood population with at least one single dose.

    France has also been moving rapidly with 66% of those from 12 to 17 years of age, and 52% is totally vaccinated. For October, the country's health pass, or pass to Sanitaire, will be extended to children under 18, which means that all adolescents should show a vaccination test or a negative Covid test to access places such as cinemas, museums , restaurants and interior shopping centers.

    In June, Germany scientific advisers recommended that the vaccine should only be offered to children from 12 to 15 years with underlying health diseases. But, in August, after the Delta variant began to spread more widely, the implementation extended to all those over 12 years of age.

    In Sweden Children from 12 to 15 years are only eligible for a vaccine if they have pulmonary disease, severe asthma or other high-risk medical condition. In Norway, not part of the EU, the vaccine was recently extended to children from 12 to 15 years, but only a first dose will be offered, with a decision on a second dose that will be held later. USA UU - Some mandatory vaccines

    In May, US and Canadian regulators They were the first to approve the Pfizer Jab for use. In children aged 12 and older. The deployment immediately began at the sites across the United States with two injections given three weeks of difference.

    At the end of July, 42% of children from 12 to 17 years old received their first dose and 32% of their second dose of the Pfizer or modern Shots.

    The unit to vaccinate children came when US UU began to fight against an increase in infections driven by the Delta variant. Subtítemo de Media "My parents won 't Let me get the Vaccine Covid"

    The last report of the Disease Control Center said the number of children hospitalized with Covid It was 3.4 to 3.7 times higher in the states with the lowest vaccination coverage.

    A handful of US school boards have voted for mandatory JAB for children 12 and over to attend class, despite some parents.

    In Los Angeles, the order was recently extended to 600,000 students, while in New York staff

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