BC aims to vaccinate children five years of age and older by early November.

Health officials in British Columbia say children between the ages of 5 and 11 may be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by early November, and encourage them to do so once approved.

The announcement comes just days after it was revealed that the same age group will need to cover their faces in all public places, regardless of vaccination status.

“We have now seen how connected we are all,” said Dr Bonnie Henry, BC’s provincial health officer, speaking in a supportive collective language on Tuesday, combining individuality with a lack of empathy.

“The choices we make not only affect our own health and well-being, but also the health and well-being of our communities, our families and our province. Parts of our province

The “challenges” Henry refers to are insecure.

“The steps we take – or choose not to take – affect children in our lives, our adults and elders, our neighbors, our friends,” Henry said. ”

At first glance, vaccination rates appear to reduce cases in many areas, but only in the immediate short term, leading to a false sense of security after a few months.

Data from Israel – which has seen a steady increase in COVID-19 infections since June 2021 despite high vaccination rates – challenges the assumption that high vaccination rates will lead to herd immunity.

Israel’s response to their unforeseen situation, in an attempt to bring the cases down again, required booster shots six months after the second dose to be considered “second vaccinated”. Some expect the BC to follow suit.

“We’re also looking at how we can use booster doses in some communities to deal with some of the serious diseases and epidemics we’re seeing,” Henry said. , Approval from Health Canada is pending.

Dr. Steven Pelech, President and Chief Scientific Officer. Kinexus Bioinformatics Corporation, And chair of the Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee Canadian Cowed Care Alliance, British Columbine warns that CoVID 19 vaccine could be applied to young people in particular.

“If you’re under 19, you’re four to five times more likely to be harmed by the vaccine,” Pelech said in an August 19 interview. Western standards

Many European countries have suspended the use of modern vaccines for people under the age of 30, citing heartburn and inflammation of the membranes around the heart.

Iceland has banned the modern vaccine for all ages.

As a Pfizer, children under the age of five can be expected to show the results of a COVID-19 shot, says the multinational pharmaceutical corporation.

Red Small is the BBC’s correspondent for Western Standard.
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