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Britain to begin re-vaccinating adolescents against coronavirus

LONDON Dec 15 The UK will begin giving children 12-15 years of age a second coronavirus vaccine from December 20, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said at a press conference. The UK began vaccinating teens in September. Then the government approved the vaccination of healthy children aged 12 to 15 years with a single dose of Pfizer-BioNTech. “From Monday, children aged 12 to 15 can sign up for a second shot,” Johnson said. He announced the success of revaccination in Britain. more than 45% of adults in England have received the booster vaccine, he said. The prime minister noted that vaccination rates are growing rapidly in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. According to him, an emergency meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers with the authorities of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast will take place tonight. The doctor explained why it is necessary to vaccinate adolescents against COVID-19, Chief Physician of England Chris Whitty said that the number of cases will break records in the next few weeks: grow. “According to the British Healthcare Agency, as of December 15, 78.6 thousand new infections were recorded in the UK per day (the maximum figure for a pandemic), including 4.7 thousand -” omicron “. The total number of infections with the new strain has exceeded 10 thousand. Johnson confirmed on December 8 that England is moving to “Plan B” due to the rapid spread of “omicron”. This means that people are encouraged to work from home whenever possible, and mask mode is required in most indoor areas, including cinemas and theaters. In South Korea, a teenager dies after being vaccinated against COVID-19 In addition, since December 14, people who are fully vaccinated and identified as having come into contact with a carrier of COVID-19 must undergo a rapid test every day for a week, and anyone whose rapid test gives a positive result or who develops symptoms of the disease should be isolated and undergo a PCR test to check the result. If the PCR test is positive, the person should self-isolate for 10 days from the day the positive rapid test or the onset of symptoms. Unvaccinated people who have come into contact with a carrier of covid should still be isolated for 10 days.


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