Cuba sets new goal for child vaccination

The main aim behind the vaccination process is to make children safe prior to the opening of the educational institutes

Whereas in India the Covid-19 vaccination trials have started on children, Cuba is taking a step ahead, and has already started the process of vaccinating Covid-19 jabs to the children above 2 years. This process has started on September 6. 
It has to be noted that Cuba is the first country in the world which has started vaccination proves for children below the age of 6.
The 'home-grown' jabs which are being given to the children are still under-wait to get its approval from the World Health Organization, states a news report.
The 'home-grown' jabs which are being given to the children are still under-wait to get its approval from the World Health Organization, states a news report.
It was on September 2, when the process of vaccination on children above the age of 12 started. This was possible after the clinical trials of Abdala and Soberana vaccines on the minors. 
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The 'homemade' vaccines were originally developed in Latin America. The vaccinations were first administered at the central province of Cienfuegos.
Cuba has set a target to vaccinate the total population of 1.12 crore prior to the opening of the schools in October and November next.
Cuba recorded 5,700 plus deaths due to Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic last year.



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