Covid-19: Israel opens vaccination to children aged 5 to 11

the essential This Sunday 14 November, the Israeli authorities opened the vaccination of children from 5 to 11 years. According to the Minister of Health, “the benefits of this vaccination for children would be greater than the risks”.

This Sunday 14 November, Israel gave the green light for the vaccination of children aged 5 to 11, with Pfizer / BioNtech injections. “The majority of experts believed that the benefits of this vaccination for children would be greater than the risks,” the Israeli Minister of Health assured in a statement.

“The Director General of the Ministry of Health has decided to follow the recommendations of the commission responsible for studying this issue and authorizing vaccination for children from 5 to 11 years” can we read in this press release. Israel was one of the first states to launch a vaccination campaign with Pfizer doses. The laboratory had indeed quickly granted him millions of paid doses in exchange for data on the effect of the vaccine.

This summer, a recall campaign was launched, it is granted to more than four million people. Teenage girls from 12 to 17 had also started to receive their injections.

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