Netanyahu: We’ll begin vaccinating children over 12 in April

PM Binyamin Netanyahu, outlining the next stages of Israel’s covid vaccination program, predicted that the entire adult population should be vaccinated during March or early April. “I guess vaccines for children will be approved during April-May.” The two big companies are working on a tailored version for children at least 12 years old. and types adapted to the various covid mutants,” he said. “There is a good chance that during the summer vacation the children will be vaccinated,” the prime minister said and added: “We are negotiating for tens of millions of vaccines.”

Up until Wednesday, 4,590 million Israelis had received their first shots and 3,200 million the second.

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