In September, Asad Umer, The Prime Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, announced that vaccination for children under the age of 12 has commenced by the National Command and Operational Center (NCOC).
The Pakistani Government has been emphasizing the importance of vaccination since it began. People who have not been vaccinated are not allowed to enter schools, malls, sports, saloons, restaurants and more.
Teenagers are requested to send their CNIC number to 1166 and walk into the vaccination center. Only Pfizer will be administered to this age group (free of cost).
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According to Dr. Faisal Sultan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of health. Children in the age range above 17, will be entirely vaccinated by October 15 for the beginning of their school year.
The vaccination of the population between 15-17 will follow this and eventually lead to all children exceeding the age of 12, being fully vaccinated.