(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) More than 1,000 children in Hong Kong are vaccinated against the new crown

  China News Service, Hong Kong, March 6 (Reporter Han Xingtong) "Kwai Tsing District Children's Kexing Vaccination Day" held the second vaccination event on March 6, for a total of about 1,200 students from 24 primary schools and kindergartens in Tsing Yi District Students are vaccinated against COVID-19.

  The "Kwai Tsing District Children's Vaccination Day" is co-organized by the Kwai Tsing District Office of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, the Kwai Tsing District Anti-epidemic Link, the Tsing Yi District Primary School Principals Association, and the Tsuen Wan and Kwai Tsing Kindergarten Principals Association. Hosted by the center.

  On the same day, the vaccination activity was held at the Changheng Community Hall. More than 1,000 primary and kindergarten students, led by their parents, came to receive the Kexing vaccine, and the scene was in good order.

The second activity of "Kwai Tsing District Children's Kexing Vaccination Day" was held on March 6 to vaccinate about 1,200 primary and kindergarten students in Tsing Yi District.

Photo by Chen Yongnuo

  Mr. Liang, a citizen, brought his daughter who was studying in kindergarten to get vaccinated. In an interview with a reporter from China News Agency, Mr. Liang said that parents around him have been taking their children to be vaccinated one after another, because several children unfortunately died in the fifth wave of the epidemic. I’m very worried.” The daughter wore a mask and a face shield, and she didn’t cry or make trouble during the whole process. After she was vaccinated, she calmly received the vaccination record from the nurse.

When asked if she knew why she came to be vaccinated, the little girl told reporters: "To protect herself."

  Wen Ting, the nurse in charge of the injection at the scene, said that when vaccinating children, they need to take care of their emotions. If they are afraid, they will wiggle around. She remembers that a child was reluctant to get injections, and her parents pulled her aside to persuade her. It took more than an hour to come back again.

The second activity of "Kwai Tsing District Children's Kexing Vaccination Day" was held on March 6 to vaccinate about 1,200 primary and kindergarten students in Tsing Yi District.

Photo by Chen Yongnuo

  The organizer of the event, Kwai Tsing Home Affairs Commissioner of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, Zheng Jian, told reporters that due to the severe fifth wave of the epidemic, many young children were infected, and many parents in the district were quite worried and hoped to vaccinate their children as soon as possible. However, schools are currently closed. , inconvenient for tissue inoculation.

The launch of the vaccination day campaign is to provide them with a convenient channel for vaccination.

He revealed that the event had a good response, with parents and students registering very enthusiastically.

About 1,000 kindergarten students have been vaccinated last week, and about 1,200 primary and kindergarten students will be vaccinated on the 6th. It is expected that the next step will be to launch child vaccination services in Kwai Chung District.

  Zheng Jian believes that the vaccination day activities are a race against time and the spread of the virus. He hopes that more young children will be vaccinated as soon as possible to protect their health.

  Zhang Changming, vice-chairman of the Tsing Yi District Primary School Principals Association and principal of Sheng Kung Hui He Zeyun Primary School, said that the significance of this vaccination day is to raise the awareness of parents, students and community members about vaccination, and to clearly convey to them the importance of vaccination against the epidemic. play an important role in this message.

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