(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) Los Angeles, USA requires students over 12 years of age to be vaccinated against the new crown before returning to school

  China News Agency, San Francisco, September 9th. The Los Angeles Unified School District approved a new crown vaccination order on the 9th local time, requiring students 12 years and older in the school district to receive the new crown vaccine to participate in face-to-face learning.

  The New York Times reported that the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education passed the order with a 6-0 vote on the afternoon of the 9th.

The Associated Press reported that under the order, students participating in sports and other activities must receive the first dose of the vaccine before October 3 and the second dose before October 31.

Other students must receive the first dose of vaccine before November 21, and the second dose of vaccine must be given no later than December 19.

The Los Angeles Times reported that younger students must receive the first dose of the vaccine within 30 days of their 12th birthday and the second dose within 8 weeks of their birthday.

Vaccine exemptions can be obtained with relevant medical certification documents.

  The Los Angeles Unified School District is the second university district in the United States, with more than 600,000 students.

The new vaccine order will affect more than 460,000 students and make the Los Angeles Unified School District the first major school district in the United States to require students to be vaccinated against the new crown.

At present, the school district tests all students and school staff for the new crown virus every week, and requires them to wear masks indoors and outdoors, and employees must also be vaccinated against the new crown virus.

  According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, 58% of 12 to 18-year-olds living in the area have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

But public opinion surveys show that many parents are hesitant to vaccinate their children with the new crown, which may cause some families to keep their children at home for online learning, or transfer them to schools that do not need to be vaccinated.

The Los Angeles School District provides students with the option of online learning this year. As of now, 3% of students have chosen this learning method.

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the emergency use of the vaccine produced by Pfizer for teenagers in the age range of 12 to 15, and the vaccine may be fully approved this year.

Currently, the United States does not allow children under the age of 12 to be vaccinated against the new crown.

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