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Vietnam plans to vaccinate under-5 children against COVID-19 if there’s scientific basis

The Ministry of Health has asked provinces to calculate the number of children from 6 months old to under 5 years old to prepare a plan on COVID-19 vaccination for them when there are enough conditions and scientific basis.

Vietnam to secure more Moderna vaccine for children in September

More doses of Moderna vaccine against the COVID-19 pandemic will arrive in Vietnam next month to be injected to children aged from six to below 12, according to the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE).

Vietnam's vaccination of children carried out safely

The vaccination of children aged between five and under 12 years old have been carried out safely in many localities over the past few days and no incidents have been recorded so far.

Vietnam plans COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 5-11 from April

The Ministry of Health has asked localities to prepare for vaccinating children aged 5-11 against COVID-19 from April, using vaccine donated by the Government of Australia.

Health ministry asks localities to start inoculation for children aged 5-11 right when COVID vaccines arrive

The health ministry has asked localities to prepare to carry out the inoculation of children aged 5-11 years old against COVID-19 as soon as the vaccines are distributed, likely to be in early April.

Severe Covid-19 cases among children increase, Health Ministry warns

The number of children contracting Covid-19 has begun increasing. Hospitals have reported a number of severe, critical and fatal cases among children.

19.2% of children in Vietnam contracted COVID-19 since pandemic began

About 490,000 children in Vietnam were confirmed to have contracted coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic, according to deputy health minister Nguyen Truong Son.

Fifth student dies after receiving Pfizer vaccine shot in Vietnam

A high school student of Quang Tri province has died after receiving a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shot, becoming the fifth child victim of vaccinations in Vietnam.

Vietnam considers COVID-19 vaccinations for children over 5

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on December 5 asked the Ministry of Health and relevant agencies to examine the possibility of giving children aged 5 and above vaccine shots against COVID-19.

Hanoi parents undecided about vaccinations for their children

The news about one more death in Binh Phuoc after a Covid-19 vaccination and the extension of expiry dates for two batches of Pfizer vaccines has caused concern among Hanoi parents.

Student dies after receiving COVID-19 vaccine

The health department of the northern province Bac Giang on Sunday confirmed that one among the four students hospitalised due to serious anaphylactic shock reactions to COVID-19 vaccinations has died.

Hanoi starts COVID-19 inoculation for children aged 15-17

Hanoi began vaccinating children aged 15-17 against COVID-19 from November 23 morning, using the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

Over 1.2 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine administered on adolescents

As many as 12 cities and provinces in Viet Nam have inoculated teenagers aged 12-17 with over 1.2 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, according to the Ministry of Health.

Health Minister: children should be sent to primary school, no need to wait for vaccinations

The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education and Training have recommended that local authorities allow children to return to school, and not wait for vaccinations as vaccines are currently for children aged 12 and over.

Hanoi plans to vaccinate nearly 792,000 children against COVID-19

Nearly 792,000 children aging from 12-17 years old in Hanoi are expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the fourth quarter of 2021 and first quarter of 2022.

VN parents concerned about vaccination for 12-17-year-old children

After the announcement of the Health Ministry on the Covid-19 vaccinations for children aged 12 to 17, Vietnamese parents have expressed their concern.

Training to be given on COVID-19 vaccinations for children as nationwide campaign starts in November

The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) has announced plans for a nationwide training programme on COVID-19 immunisation for children, with students first in line, starting on Friday.

Ministry licences Pfizer, Moderna vaccines for inoculation of children

The Ministry of Health has licenced COVID-19 Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for inoculation of children aged from 12-17.

Vietnam plans to vaccinate children aged 5 to 11 in 2022

Vietnam will carry out COVID-19 vaccinations for children between the ages of five and 11 next year pending scientific research available, according to the national immunization advisory council.

HCM City kick-starts Covid-19 vaccination for students

Ho Chi Minh City began its Covid-19 vaccination program for students aged 16-17 years old on October 27, becoming the first locality in the country to officially vaccinate children.