Scientific Medical Council of Ministry of Health and Scientific Committee of TABIB have adopted several decisions by taking into consideration current epidemiological condition, official permissions of the European Medicines Agency, US Food and Drug Administration for teenagers' receiving mRNA Pfizer (Comirnaty) vaccine, Ministry of Health told APA.
The decisions are as following:
- In exceptional cases, teenagers at the age of 16-18 will be vaccinated with mRNA Pfizer (Comirnaty) against COVID-19 in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
- Written application of one of parents and written consent of both parents will be required for vaccination of teenagers at the age of 16-18 by indicating reason for the vaccination.
- Vaccination of teenagers at the age of 16-18 will be conducted in Baku Health Center in a centralized manner.