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What you need to know about childhood vaccinations

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The vaccination campaign is now open to children aged six months to four years.

Since Monday, parents can register their young child on Clic Santé to receive a vaccine against COVID-19.

This is the last age group to be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

When we look at the data for the first five months of this year, from January to the beginning of May, we see that among young people between 0 and 17 years old, we see that it is the youngest who have four to five times more risk of to be hospitalized. When compared to unvaccinated 5 to 17 year olds, the youngest were four to five times more likely to be hospitalizedunderlines Dr. Omobola Sobanjo, medical specialist in public health.

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