Penza region receives first batch of coronavirus vaccine for teenagers
Penza, 24 January 2022. PenzaNews. The first batch of the Sputnik M coronavirus vaccine for teenagers has arrived in the Penza region. This follows from a message posted on the website of the regional government.
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“720 kits of vaccines against a new coronavirus infection for the children’s population were delivered to the Penza region on Monday, January 24. In the coming days, it will be distributed to medical organizations of the region,” the text says.
It reminds that the vaccination of minors is carried out on a voluntary basis.
“Two documents are required to get vaccinated: a written application from the parents or other legal representatives of the child and their voluntary informed consent for children from 12 to 15 years old inclusive. Adolescents aged 15 to 17 sign informed consent on their own,” the press release says.