The Macau Novel Coronavirus Infection Response Coordination Center announced that, according to the instructions of the Chief Executive, the applicable population of the novel coronavirus inactivated vaccine will be reduced from 18 years old to 12 years old. It will take effect today (18th). Parents or other guardians of relevant persons can be From now on, we can make appointments for vaccinations for related parties.
The Response Coordination Center also reminded people under the age of 18 that they must obtain the consent of their parents or other guardians to vaccinate against the new coronavirus.
From now on, Macau will lower the applicable age of inactivated vaccines to 12 years old.
(Macau Information Bureau Facebook)
Macau currently provides two vaccines to the public, namely, the National Medicine vaccine, which is an inactivated vaccine, and the Fubitai vaccine, which is an mRNA vaccine.
The Macau Novel Coronavirus Infection Response Coordination Center announced today that according to the Chief Executive's No. 152/2021, the number of people eligible for the inactivated vaccine for the novel coronavirus will be reduced from 18 to 12 years old.
The Response Coordination Center refers to the Chief Executive that exercises the powers granted by Article 50 of the Basic Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region, and approves the application of inactivated vaccines in accordance with the provisions of Article 4, paragraph 1, of the Administrative Regulation No. 16/2008 of the “Epidemic Prevention and Vaccination System” People who are 12 years old and under 60 years old, and people who are 60 years old or above who are in good health and are at higher risk of exposure; and mRNA vaccines continue to be applicable to people who are 12 years old or older.
Under the age of 18, the consent of the parent or other guardian must be obtained
The Response Coordination Center also stated that the relevant instructions will take effect today. Parents or other guardians can make appointments for relevant people from now on. At the same time, it also reminds people under the age of 18 that they must obtain the consent of their parents or other guardians to vaccinate against the new coronavirus.
Hong Kong still only allows inactivated vaccines for people over 18 years of age
In Hong Kong, the authorities temporarily only allow people aged 18 or above to receive inactivated vaccines and the Koxing vaccine in Hong Kong. Because the third clinical report on the injection of Koxing vaccine for teenagers and children has not yet been released, the Scientific Committee of the Centre for Health Protection has It is recommended not to stick to the third report, and urge the government to obtain more data from Coxing, so that the vaccine advisory committee responsible for approval can review it to decide whether the vaccination age should be lowered to 12 years old.
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