Coronavirus in Kyrgyzstan
Mongolia|health|June 24, 2021 / 09:46 AM
Mongolia to vaccinate children aged 12-15 against coronavirus

AKIPRESS.COM - Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine will be administered to children aged between 12 and 15 years old starting from June 28 on a voluntary basis in Mongolia, Montsame reports citing the Cabinet.

According to the cabinet secretariat, there are around 290,000 children aged between 12 and 17.

Since June 15, when the pregnant women and children aged above 17 years old started receiving vaccinations with Pfizer–BioNTech COVID on a voluntary basis, a total of 13,733 children aged between 16 and 17 and 1,146 pregnant women and 919 lactating people have been vaccinated for COVID-19.

Currently, the government of Mongolia has collected a total of 4,832,780 doses of vaccines, including AstraZeneca, Sinopharm, Sputnik-V and Pfizer-BioNTech through procurement and international assistances.

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