According to The Star, Vietnam's health officials and doctors agree that the country is ready to launch a safe vaccination program for children aged 5 to 11, with a goal of achieving a vaccination rate of 90 to 95 percent in this age group.
Experts suggest that after a successful vaccination effort for youngsters aged 12 to 17, it is now critical to vaccinate younger children to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Few adverse responses were observed after the vaccination was given to younger children, indicating that parents can be confidence in the vaccine's safety and efficacy.
Few adverse responses were observed after the vaccination was given to younger children. (Photo / Retrieved from Pixabay)
"We hope parents put their faith in us." Prof Duong, deputy director of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology and head of the division on the National Expanded Vaccination Campaign, said, "The next vaccination program for children aged 5-11 would be done securely."
Parents can be confidence in the vaccine's safety and efficacy. (Photo / Retrieved from Pixabay)
"Rather than using mandates to force parents to vaccinate their children, we're focusing on persuading them and doing communication work to provide scientific evidence and results of the safe vaccination programs we've implemented, as well as the vaccines' effectiveness, to gain parents' trust," she said.