Mexican children began to be vaccinated against Covid-19 from this Monday, after the country’s health authorities authorized the diet for this important population group.
As we know, children between 5 and 11 years old were not covered by the vaccination schedule that was applied to the adult population.
Various scientific tests and protocols were needed around the world to arrive at the precise dose for this age group.
What you should know
The authorities have indicated that the dose that will be given to children will be a lower dose than that used in people over the age of 12. “A dose of 10 micrograms will be applied to them, compared to 30 used for those over 12 years old”, I quote Unotv.
For this group of miners, the Pfizer-BioNtec vaccineauthorized by the Federal Commission for the Prevention of Health Risks at the beginning of March 2022.
The two doses will be applied with intervals of 3 to 6 weeks between each. It is important to apply them so that the coverage is more effective and the antibodies are created to deal with the virus which will continue to circulate in the population.
Many parents have wondered what the side effects might be for their little ones when vaccinated, but they really have nothing to worry about. Clinical and safety testing has determined that they may exhibit the same symptoms as the population aged 12 and older.
The program is quite safe and will help protect a population that has been exposed to the virus since the declaration of the pandemic in March 2020.