BCC Kicks Off Vaccination of 16-17 age group

By Nontokozo Moyo

Bulawayo City Council (BCC) in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Child Care and the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has announced the commencement of the vaccination program for teenagers aged between 16 and 17 years.

In a statement Town Clerk Christopher Dube said the age group will be administered with the Sinovac Covid-19 Vaccine.

” Based on the available scientific data in line with the Medicines Control Authorities of Zimbabwe guidance , the specialist pediatricians have recommended the vaccination of the 16-17 years age group with Sinovac Covid 19 vaccine whilst the protocol for the younger age group is still under consideration”.

According to Dube, vaccination will be given at all Municipal clinics, Central Hospitals, Mater Dei Hospital, all secondary schools and outreach points.

Zimbabwe has fully inoculated just above 2 million people since the beginning of the vaccination program in February in order to achieve herd immunity by year-end

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