No link between below-18 vaccinations and in-person education — MOH

Minister of Health Feras Al-Hawari
(Photo: Jordan News)

AMMAN — Minister of Health Feras Al-Hawari stated on Monday that the decision to vaccinate the below-18 age group has no link to students’ return to in-person learning. اضافة اعلان

Hawari added that vaccinations will not be mandatory for children returning to in-person education, and stressed that the ministry did not release any statements regarding this matter.

The ministry’s only concern is that students, especially those who are under 10, might pass the COVID-19 virus to their parents, according to the minister.
Thus, parents must pledge to take the vaccine as per Covid procedures, according to the minister.

The ministry has authorized the Pfizer vaccine for children, which remains optional, according to Hawari. He added that Sinopharm and other anti-COVID vaccines will not be administrated to children.

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