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Children aged 5-12 to get COVID-19 vaccine soon: Maleque

Health Desk | banglanews24.com
Update: 2022-06-28 19:22:35
Children aged 5-12 to get COVID-19 vaccine soon: Maleque

Health Minister Zahid Maleque today said children aged between 5 and 12 would be administered vaccines to protect them from COVID-19 infection. 
 
"We have taken the decision to inoculate children aged 5 and 12 years with COVID-19 vaccines after approval of the World Health Organization (WHO). The country has sufficient number of vaccines, which are eligible for children," he told a function here, an official release said. 
 
The function was held at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in the city. 
 
Zahid Maleque said, "There are 2.20 crore children aged between 5 and 12 in the country. Registration is mandatory through Surokkha app for receiving COVID-19 vaccine."

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