COVID-19: agreement of a single parent again sufficient to vaccinate a child

At first, the agreement of a single parent was sufficient. Then, on January 6, the Ministry of Health announced that the written consent of both parents became necessary.

Le Monde with AFP

The agreement of a single parent becomes sufficient to vaccinate children aged 5 to 11 against COVID-19, announced, Tuesday, January 25, the Ministry of Health which seeks to take off vaccination within of this age group.

Anti-Covid vaccination is open since the end of December for 5-11 years, with one type of vaccine: a less dosed version of the one developed by Pfizer-Biontech. Children likely to develop serious forms of COVID-19 or living with immunocompromised people could already be vaccinated since December 15.

/Media reports.