Guidelines for vaccination for children from the age of 5-17 in Vietnam

Guidelines for vaccination for children from the age of 5-17 in Vietnam
Diễm My

The Ministry of Health of Vietnam issued Official Dispatch 3309/BYT-DP dated June 23, 2022 on guidelines for vaccination against COVID-19 in Vietnam

According to the Official Dispatch in Vietnam, the guidelines for Covid-19 vaccination for children from the age of 5-17 are as follows:

(1) Booster shot (3rd dose) of COVID-19 vaccine for 12 to 17 year olds in Vietnam:

- Subjects: children from 12 years old to 17 years old who have received the basic doses (1st and 2nd dose).

- Type of vaccine: Pfizer vaccine has been approved by the Ministry of Health of Vietnam for use in this age group.

- Dosage: 0.3 ml dose similar to the basic dose of people aged 12 years and older

- Gap: at least 5 months after the last dose of the basic doses (2nd dose)

- People who had had COVID-19: inject 3 months after contracting COVID-19 and ensure at least 5 months from the last dose of the basic dose.

(2) Vaccination against COVID-19 for children aged 5 to 12 years in Vietnam:

- Types of vaccines: the same type of vaccines approved by the Ministry of Health of Vietnam for use in this age group. Dosage wil be based on the corresponding age and the interval between injections according to the instructions of the manufacturer and the Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, in which:

+ Pfizer vaccines are for children from 5 to 12 years old

+ Modema vaccines are for children from 6 to 12 years old

- Children from 5 to under 12 years old who had had COVID-19: vaccinated 3 months after contracting the disease.

See more in Official Dispatch 3309/BYT-DP dated June 23, 2022.



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