Israel will allow children from the age of five to be vaccinated against covid. But only exceptionally

“This is a special permit and each vaccination will be examined individually,” said a spokesman for the Israeli Ministry of Health. the most vulnerable.

According to a ministry directive, children with severe chronic lung disease, severe immunosuppression, nerve development disorders, sickle cell disease, chronic heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, or high levels of obesity may receive a 0.1 milliliter dose of Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine, one-third standard doses.

About 55 percent of the Israeli population has been fully vaccinated against covid-19 thanks to a large-scale campaign launched in late December following an agreement with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer. He has agreed with Israel to exchange data on the effects of vaccination in the country, which has a population of about 9.3 million and whose digitized medical databases allow for rapid and extensive studies. In early June, the Israeli authorities made vaccinations available to children aged 12 to 16.

Return of measures

Due to the growing number of infected, Israel has announced a partial return to demonstrating infectivity in public places. Only vaccinated, cured or people with a negative PCR test that is not older than 72 hours can enter indoor or outdoor areas with more than 100 people.

According to the Ministry of Health, coronavirus infection in Israel has been detected in 1,438 people since midnight. There are now 14,573 active cases of infection in the country, of which 29 people are connected to lung ventilation. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the coronavirus in Israel has been confirmed in 866,866 people, of whom 6,462 have succumbed to the disease. The country has recorded two deaths related to covid-19 since this morning.

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