Vaccination against COVID-19 has started for 16-17 year olds and pregnant women who are in the first or second year of high school. However, there have also been cases of moderna vaccines being incorrectly vaccinated to teenagers who were supposed to be vaccinated from Pfizer from day one.

Reporter Park Soo-jin.

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hospital is crowded with students trying to get the vaccine.

Even if there is a parental consent form, contact the guardian once again to check whether the consent to inoculation is confirmed.

[Hospital staff: Choi ○○, father, what is your name?]

About 500,000 people aged 16-17, more than half of those eligible for vaccination, have completed their reservations and will receive the Pfizer vaccine.

[Kim Kyung-hoon / High school sophomore: I think I will be able to walk around more comfortably because I got the vaccine. It makes me feel a little more comfortable.]

However, from the first day, a case of misinoculation occurred.

The Moderna vaccine was given to eight teenagers in five regions across the country, including Seoul, Gyeonggi, and Gyeongnam.

Moderna vaccine is only licensed for use in Korea for those over the age of 18, and the approval review for children and adolescents under the age of 18 is in progress.

[Jung Eun-kyung / Director of the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: There seems to be some confusion about these types of vaccines in front-line medical institutions. We will monitor for any adverse reactions and take further measures to prevent erroneous vaccination.]

More than 2,500 pregnant women who have completed their reservations have also started getting vaccinated with Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.

If it is less than 12 weeks in the early stages, it is recommended to check the health of the fetus and yourself before vaccination.

[Jogeumjun Professor / University Guro Hospital: Bleeding appear or if early in the risk of miscarriage, etc., it is recommended to doctors to determine whether the vaccine to the consultation]

8:00 a little before dinner emitter 12 to 15 years old 1870000 Advance reservations for people have also started.

Adolescents over 12 years of age can receive residual vaccines just like adults by using a preliminary list or SNS.

On the other hand, regarding the additional vaccination plan for 1.47 million people who received the Janssen vaccine, the quarantine authorities said that they would decide and announce the vaccination schedule sooner.

(Video coverage: Min-cheol Kim, video editing: Ho-jin Kim, CG: Hyun-jung Jeong) 

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