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The Ministry of Health expands the vaccine against Covid-19 for children from 6 months to 4 years old

The Pfizer vaccine will be applied to the pediatric population in a staggered manner, according to age group

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The child population should receive three immunization doses

Starting this Friday the 27th, babies and children between 6 months and 4 years of age will be able to receive the Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19informed healthy ministry🇧🇷 Expanding the use of the vaccine was recommended in a technical note signed by the coordinator of the National Immunization Program (PNI). Previously, vaccination was limited to children with comorbidities, from 6 months to 3 years. In September, the recommendation for use was extended to 5 years, without restrictions. The application of immunization will be done in a graduated manner, with preference for children with concomitant diseases. Others will be vaccinated by age group, dividing infants from 6 months to 1 year; from 1 to 2 years; with 3 years; and four years old. Children aged 3 and 4 years who received Coronavac in the first dose should receive the second dose with the same immunizer. Pfizer Baby should be applied in three doses, with intervals of four weeks between the first and second application and eight weeks between the second and last application.

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