The goal is to bring 12-year-olds under vaccination: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that students aged 12 years and above will be brought under the coronavirus vaccine.

In response to a question from Jatiya Party’s Rustam Ali Faraji during the question and answer session of the Jatiya Sangsad on Wednesday, the Prime Minister announced her government’s plan.

Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury presided over the question and answer session. In response to a question from Rustam Ali Faraji, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina outlined the goals of her government’s current immunization program.

The goal is to gradually bring 80 percent of the country’s population under vaccination, Measures to be taken to vaccinate 50 percent of the target population by December, following World Health Organization guidelines, Bringing students 12 years of age and older under vaccination, Arrangements for registration and immunization of persons with disabilities through gold cards issued by the Ministry, Vaccination of workers on priority basis.

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