In the first three days of the vaccination week, 6,000 children aged 12 to 17 had been vaccinated by their parents, most of whom came for the first vaccination. central information pageyou. According to the information, the vaccination of this age group is also constantly increasing.
Highlighted: Hungary is also ready to vaccinate 5-11 year olds after the European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved a Pfizer vaccine for this age group on Thursday.
Regarding vaccinations for 12- to 17-year-olds, it was written that if a parent wants to have their child vaccinated, they can do so during the current vaccination promotion week or according to the normal schedule after online registration by booking an online appointment with their GP or pediatrician.
Vaccination of children under the age of 18 requires a parental consent statement.
It is also possible to take the third booster dose in the 18-year-olds, which may be especially justified in young people at risk of chronic illness. In this case, the parents should consult the child’s doctor or pediatrician. So far, more than seven hundred parents have asked for a booster vaccination for their child.
Vaccination of 16- to 17-year-olds began in mid-May, and their vaccination rate is currently 56 percent. Vaccination of 12- to 15-year-olds began a month later, with a vaccination rate of 36 percent. A targeted campaign to vaccinate adolescents was also organized in schools at the beginning of the school year. Children under the age of 18 should only be vaccinated with Pfizer vaccine under current regulatory approval.