Home Local flavor More children receive COVID-19 vaccines ahead of new school year Local flavor More children receive COVID-19 vaccines ahead of new school year Hanoi has seen an increase in the number of children aged five to 12 getting COVID-19 vaccine shots ahead of the new school year due to start on September 5. By Administrator - 3 September, 2022 347 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsApp Parents and children must wait for their turns in an inoculation site in Trung Hoa ward’s healthcare station in Cau Giay district. Both parents and children feel worried before the children get vaccinated. Most people don face masks and follow COVID-19 prevention and control measures which remain in place. Parents are required to fill in a paper giving their consent. Doctor Nguyen Thi Xuan of Trung Hoa ward’s healthcare station says around 200 schoolchildren were injected at Trung Hoa primary school on August 25 morning. The Pfizer vaccine is used for inoculation for children aged five to 11. Localities are currently speeding up vaccinations in the face of the emergence of new sub-variants of the Omicron virus, such as BA.4 and BA.5, throughout the country. Children are monitored for 30 minutes following their injection to ensure they have no negative reactions to the vaccine. The inoculation site remains crowded at 10 a.m. on the same day. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Praying for fortune at Bac Ninh heritage site President sends best wishes to senior citizens in Dong Anh district Top Spring Destinations for Flower Enthusiasts in Northern Region 4,218FansLike73FollowersFollow Latest posts Discover Southeast Asia’s Inaugural Astronomy Park Administrator - 22 February, 2024 0 TasteAtlas: 6 Authentic Vietnamese Snacks Ranked Among Asia’s Finest Administrator - 22 February, 2024 0 “Vietnam Gunma Festival 2024” Showcases Vietnamese Culture in Japan Administrator - 22 February, 2024 0 Noi Bai Airport Tops List for Business Travelers Administrator - 22 February, 2024 0 Vietnamese Expatriates Exhibit Maps of their Homeland in Japan Administrator - 22 February, 2024 0 On February 21, the Vietnamese Consulate General in Osaka collaborated with the Vietnamese Association in Kansai, Japan to host an event celebrating Vietnam as a land of natural beauty.