Koto-ku, Tokyo, which plans to start vaccination with the new coronavirus for children aged 5 to 11 from next month, sent out a vaccination ticket on the 10th.


On the other hand, at present, the amount of vaccine indicated by the national government is only about 20% of the number of subjects, so "I want you to show the prospect of securing as soon as possible."

About new coronavirus vaccination for children from 5 to 11 years old Koto Ward is scheduled to start on March 5th according to the national policy.



On the morning of the 10th, the vaccination tickets for about 32,000 people were delivered to the ward office, and the person in charge opened the box to check the vaccination tickets inside and the number of cardboard boxes.



In the ward, we plan to prepare a quota for 1700 people a week for mass inoculation at the ward's facilities and individual inoculation at hospitals and clinics with pediatricians.



However, the number of specific vaccines supplied by the government is currently about 6000, which is only about 20% of the total number of subjects.



For this reason, the ward will limit acceptance to children with underlying illness on February 21, when reservations will begin, and will accept children without underlying illness from the next day.



Also, if the reservation is filled, it is unlikely that the next reservation will start.

Mr. Masashi Nemoto, the manager of the new coronavirus vaccination promotion office in Koto Ward, said, "There are a series of infections among children in the ward, and while there are expectations that they want to get rid of them quickly, there are also voices of anxiety such as side reactions. The ward wants to create a system where it can hit the desired child without waiting, so I want the country to get the vaccine as soon as possible. "

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