Thai Capital Starts Vaccinating Children Aged 12-18 With Underlying Illnesses
Umer Jamshaid 26 days ago Tue 21st September 2021 | 06:20 PM
BANGKOK, Sept. 21 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Sep, 2021 ) :Thailand's capital city Bangkok on Tuesday started to give Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to children aged 12 to 18 with underlying illnesses.
The vaccination program targets the 12 to 18-year-olds with diseases such as cancer, chronic renal failure and chronic respiratory disease, according to a statement issued by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA).
More than 5,000 eligible children have registered between Sept. 6 and 8 for the vaccination, the BMA said.
Aswin did not provide a timetable, but said the city would try to finish vaccinating at least 70 percent of the group to prepare for a possible school resumption at the new semester that begins in November.