Ministry Of Health Approves Use of Pfizer-Biontech Vaccine for Adolescen

12 individuals were issued compound fines last night after failing to comply with the Operasi Pulih directives. The Minister of Health also explained that the Ministry of Health is actively making preparations with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Religious Affairs to implement the vaccination of adolescents in this age group as soon as the supply of the COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine arrives in the country.

The COVID-19 Vaccine Technical Committee at the Ministry of Health has approved the use of this vaccine for adolescents aged 12 to 17 years based on detailed research and evaluation, and considering the aspects of safety, efficacy and quality. The Ministry of Health is working to ensure that the supply of this vaccine arrives in the country as soon as possible. Vaccination is the most effective measure to protect yourself, loved ones, and even the surrounding community from the harmful effects of COVID-19. Therefore, the concern and cooperation of parents and guardians are needed to protect the children and the whole family.

Source: Radio Television Brunei