Vaccination of children with inherent illnesses to commence tomorrow

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 1:43 PM Sep 23 2021
Local Vaccination of children with inherent illnesses to commence tomorrow

The vaccination of children aged between 12 and 19 with inherent illnesses will commence tomorrow (24), Army Commander General Shavendra Silva says.

Accordingly, the program will be carried out in Colombo, Anuradhapura and Kurunegala.

Vaccines will be administered under the supervision of specialists at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children in Colombo and at clinics in the other two districts.

The Army Commander further said a final decision regarding the administration of a third dose or booster jab for Sri Lankans has not yet been reached, adding that the President will reach a decision at a Task Force meeting after considering recommendations by experts.

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 1:43 PM Sep 23 2021

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