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Slowdown in vaccine takers ‘disappointing’
Co-coordinator of the Nationwide Vaccination Programme, Dr Elizabeth Ferdinand (FILE)

Dr Elizabeth Ferdinand says she is disenchanted that extra younger individuals are not being vaccinated.

The joint coordinator of the Nationwide Vaccination Programme mentioned numbers, notably among the many 12 to fifteen age group, proceed to fall, a lot to her dismay.

“There has not been a serious enhance. The truth is, there’s an actual slowdown within the uptake. I don’t know if individuals are out looking for again to highschool or what, however there was a slowing up within the variety of individuals coming in for vaccines.

“I hoped the numbers would enhance, particularly with the kids going again to secondary college however I’ve not seen that a lot of a rise, so it’s a little disappointing, to inform the reality,” she mentioned. (CA)

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