Explained: Vaccination of children against corona

Explained-New Delhi: The European Commission on Friday approved Pfizer-BioNtech’s Kovid-19 vaccine for use in children over 12 years of age. This policy has already been approved in the US and Canada.

However, children are also vaccinated in rich countries, and in many parts of the world, older people and vulnerable groups are waiting for doses. The World Health Organization has urged rich countries to shoot the COVAX program. Many countries around the world have approved or considered child immunizations. Explained-

EU countries

  • Italy approves use of Pfizer-Bayoantek children aged 12-15 with the use of the vaccine on May 31
  • Germany plans to shoot 12-16 year olds from June 7, while Poland will shoot 12-15 year olds on the same day.
  • France could begin vaccinating 16- to 16-year-olds in June, which will be shot at the beginning of 12-15-year-olds in schools.
  • The Lithuanian prime minister says the country could start vaccinating children over the age of 12 in June.
  • Estonia can start vaccinating children in the fall.
  • Prime Minister of Romania has announced immunizations for children under 12 from June 1.
  • News Agency, according to Vindobona, Austria aims to vaccinate over 12-15 year olds over the age of 340,000 by the end of August.
  • News agency Xinhua, Hungary has begun vaccinating children aged 16-18 in mid-May.

Europe (Non-EU Countries)

  • Pfizer said in mid-May he was awaiting approval from the British government to use a vaccine for 12-15 year olds.
  • Norway considers Pfizer vaccine for those children Kovid who has a high risk of serious illness from -19.
  • that Pfizer in early May, a Swiss health inspector said he had asked for permission to use the vaccine for children aged 12-15.

middle East

  • The Israeli operation is aimed at children expanding the vaccination campaign on January 16-18 to allow a gun this week for children aged 12-15.
  • Dubai said on June 1, he began vaccinating Pfizer-Bayoantek for children aged 12-15. The United Arab Emirates has approved an emergency vaccination for the age group in mid-May.


  • Singapore has begun its 12-18 year immunization program from June 1.
  • Japan on May 28 vaccinated Pfizer for 12 years and agreed to use older people.
  • The Philippines decided to allow on May 26 the use of the Pfizer-Bayoantek 12-15 year old vaccine in children.


  • Chile has approved the use of the Pfizer-Bayoantek vaccine for children 31 May 12-16 years.
  • had started vaccinating children in Central American regions since May and approved the Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12-15 years.

Explained-In early May, Canada approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12-15 years.

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