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Bali Elementary School Children Will Receive Covid-19 Vaccinations This December

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Authorities from the Health Agency will start distributing Covid-19 vaccines to elementary school children by the 14th of December 2021.

Elementary child in school during covid

The Head of Bali Health Agency, Dr. Ketut Suarjaya, confirmed that the Bali provincial government would soon start distributing Covid-19 vaccines to elementary school children.

“We will start vaccinating children 6 to 11 years old by the day after tomorrow,” said Dr. Suarjaya during a virtual meeting on Sunday (12/12).

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Authorities from Badung and Tabanan, who previously planned to distribute the vaccine for elementary school children by January 2022, have to run this vaccination program earlier than expected. Following the latest Home Affairs Minister’s Instruction, the Health Minister recently instructed them that they’re required to start this program once Bali reaches 70 percent of their vaccination target.

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A total of 398,743 elementary school children from Badung, Denpasar, Bangli, Tabanan, Karangasem, Jembrana, Gianyar, Buleleng and Klungkung are scheduled to receive Covid-19 vaccine from Sinovac. This vaccination program will be conducted in appointed medical facilities and schools across the island.

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Wayan Bo

Tuesday 14th of December 2021

Sicientist say that current vaccine is 0% effective against Omicron, and that updated vaccine must be produced.

Randy

Tuesday 14th of December 2021

Good. Immunization for the school children have already started in Jakarta from a reliable source.

Mike A

Tuesday 14th of December 2021

Authorities from the Health Agency Should be ashamed of themselves. Dat shows little to no risk for children and there is a lot of potential for harm from these poisons. They are risking a whole generation.