COVID-19 vaccination of Azerbaijani citizens under 18 not yet recommended – presidential aide

  20 August 2021    Read: 325
  COVID-19 vaccination of Azerbaijani citizens under 18 not yet recommended – presidential aide

COVID-19 vaccination of persons under the age of 18 in Azerbaijan isn’t yet recommended, Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan - Head of the Department for Economic Affairs and Policy of Innovative Development of the Presidential Administration Shahmar Movsumov said at a briefing of the Operational Headquarters under the Cabinet of Ministers on Friday. 

Movsumov said that nevertheless, persons under the age of 18 who have a serious illness and are at risk may be vaccinated.

"They should apply to polyclinics and can receive a vaccine against coronavirus as prescribed by a doctor. However, in general, it’s not yet recommended to vaccinate persons under the age of 18 in Azerbaijan," he added.


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