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Health Dept reiterates COVID vaccine safe for teens, pregnant women

JOHANNESBURG - Healthcare workers have been urged to discuss the benefits and possible aftereffects of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination with adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17. 

The Health Department has furthermore been putting forth cautious attempt to push that the punch was alright for young women in this age pack who'd been impregnated. 

From Wednesday, youngsters are allowed to start enrolling and organizing the punches and they needn't mess with their people's consent to do in that capacity. 

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The Health Department said that youths across the world were by then getting the antibodies, subsequently gatekeepers in South Africa didn't ought to be too stressed over their children getting the jab. 

The workplace was moreover asking women who were pregnant, to get their jab, as it was secured to be inoculated at any stage. 

South Africa has a critical youthful pregnancy crisis. In Gauteng alone more than 23,000 youngsters were impregnated between April 2020, and March this year. 

The Health Department's Nicholas new said that they were believing that children and gatekeepers would visit immune response focuses after school on Wednesday. 

"I do understand that we've been getting a growing number of sales and solicitations from gatekeepers sent directly to us and our gathering," he said. 

The Health Department moreover needs gatekeepers to have an open discussion with their children about the benefits of getting the hit advised, they need to plan for the dangers of lie.

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