Children with disabilities, chronic illnesses vaccinated from Friday

Children with disabilities, chronic illnesses vaccinated from Friday

September 21, 2021   05:49 pm

Children between 12 and 19 years suffering from disabilities or chronic illness will be vaccinated against COVID-19 from Friday (September 24), State Minister Prof. Channa Jayasumana stated.

Reportedly, the US-manufactured anti-coronavirus vaccine Pfizer will be used for this purpose.

The vaccination process will be carried out at the Lady Ridgeway Children’s Hospital in Colombo, Director-General of Health Services Dr Asela Gunawardena said.

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