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PHL starts COVID jabs for 12-17 year olds; test run in 8 NCR hospitals for kids with comorbidities

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PHL starts COVID jabs for 12-17 year olds; test run in 8 NCR hospitals for kids with comorbidities

Parents urged to register children eligible for vaccination (Eagle News) – Starting today, Oct 15, children aged 12 to 17 years who have comorbidities would get be vaccinated against COVID-19 in eight hospital sites in Metro Manila, the Department of Health said. The DOH said that that adolescents with comorbidities “are now part of the A3 priority group and will be called ‘Pediatric A3.’” These comorbities could range from cancer, HIV, tuberculosis and other ailments. […]