Original Title: The South Korean Government Announces Voluntary Vaccination of Young People in the Fourth Quarter of New Crown Vaccination Plan
(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) The South Korean government announces the fourth quarter of the new crown vaccination plan for young people to voluntarily vaccinate
China News Service, Seoul, September 27th (Reporter Liu Xu) On the 27th local time, the South Korean New Crown Vaccination Promotion Group announced the fourth quarter new crown vaccination plan, striving to complete the whole process of vaccines for 90% of the elderly and 80% of adults by the end of October Vaccination. In addition, the Korean government will shorten the interval between Pfizer and Modena’s two doses of vaccination, and strive to increase the vaccination rate.
According to the plan, the vaccination of young people’s new crown will adopt a voluntary principle. The vaccination period for adolescents between the ages of 16 and 17 is from October 18th to November 13th. Adolescents between the ages of 12 and 15 will be vaccinated from November 1st to 27th. The interval between the two doses is 3 weeks. Pregnant women can receive Pfizer or Modena vaccines at designated medical institutions across the country from October 18.
In terms of booster vaccination, among the residents and employees in high-risk facilities over the age of 60, those who have been vaccinated for 6 months can be given booster vaccination from October 25, and people with low immunity can be given the full vaccination for two months. Intensified injections were given afterwards. Medical staff will be vaccinated at various medical institutions from October 12th to 30th. The inoculation work for residents and practitioners in nursing hospitals, nursing facilities, and medical institutions above the hospital level will be on November 10 and 15 respectively. These personnel will be vaccinated against Pfizer or Modena at the start of the day.
Data show that the number of confirmed patients with new coronary pneumonia in South Korea has seen a surge in recent days. South Korea’s Central Anti-epidemic Countermeasures Headquarters reported on the 27th that as of 0:00 that day, South Korea had 2383 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia compared to 0:00 the previous day, setting a record for the highest number of new cases in a single day on Sunday.
The Chinese Embassy in South Korea issued a message the day before, reminding Chinese citizens in South Korea to earnestly abide by the epidemic prevention regulations, to wear compliant masks in public places, to insist on “non-essential, non-emergency, and no travel”, and to avoid long-distance or cross-border travel. (over)