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The Ministry of Health published a recommendation this Tuesday (27) to issue a Covid vaccination for all children between the ages of six months and four years.
Until then, vaccination of this age group was limited to children with comorbidities🇧🇷
The decision comes from a technical note National Immunization Program (PNI)was signed on the 23rd.
“Considering that vaccinating children from 6 months to 4 years old against Covid can prevent Sars-CoV-2 infections, hospitalizations, Sragi. [síndrome respiratória aguda grave] and deaths, in addition to complications such as SIM-P and post-covid […] The Central Coordination of Immunization Program recommends vaccination for all children between 6 months and 4 years, 11 months and 29 days of age. Pfizer/BioNTech immunizer🇧🇷the post says.