Take a fresh look at your lifestyle.

Israel to start COVID-19 vaccination for high school students

By Fatima Sule [NAN]


Israel has launched a COVID-19 vaccination operation for all high school students aged 16 and over, the state’s Ministry of Health said on Friday.

The vaccination, which will include more than 300,000 students, is expected to begin in the coming days.

On Jan. 10, Israel announced vaccination operation for all teachers and other educational workers.

Since then, more than 50 per cent of the country’s 203,000 educational workers have been vaccinated, according to the Israeli Ministry of Education.

The general vaccination campaign in Israel began on Dec. 20, 2020, and was intended in the first phase for medical staff, people aged over 65, and chronic patients.

Since then, the vaccine eligibility age has been gradually lowered, and currently people aged 40 and over are being called to get vaccinated.

So far, the number of people vaccinated against the coronavirus in Israel has surpassed 2.44 million, or 26.2 per cent of its population of 9.3 million. (Xinhua/NAN)

© Copyright 2020 ElombahNews.

DISCLAIMER : Opinion articles are solely the responsibility of the author and does not necessarily reflect the views of the publishers of ElombahNews!
Would you like to be receiving ALL ElombahNews links ‘On The Go’ on WhatsApp Or Telegram? If yes, join us here on WhatsApp or Telegram, or provide us your Telephone number via publisher@elombah.com or sms/inbox +2349050382526 and you are good to go!
DOWNLOAD ElombahNews mobile app here
Send eyewitness accounts/ reports/ articles  to publisher@elombah.com; follow us on twitter @ElombahNews; like our Facebook page ElombahNews 

For adverts & inquiries, call +447460770987, +2349050382526

Comments are closed.

You have successfully subscribed to the newsletter

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

ElombahNews will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.