12 to 17-year-olds to receive COVID vaccines from 20 October - Health Minister
From next week Wednesday, 12 to 17-year-olds will be allowed to receive coronavirus vaccines, Health Minister Joe Phaahla on Friday announced.
He said that the Pfizer vaccine would be rolled out to this age group.
He added that the service will start on 20 October to allow necessary preparation on the EVDS registration system and also other logistical preparations.
Minister of Health has announced that govt is ready to vaccinate children from 12 yrs to 17 yrs. The vaccination fir this cohort will be opened on 20 October. The vaccine MAC recommended that children should be give 1 dose of Pfizer vaccine #VaccineRollOutSA— Department of Health (@HealthZA) October 15, 2021
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