Government launches push for COVID-19 child vaccination

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis warned of the dangers posed by the highly transmissible Delta variant of COVID-19 for children – “it harms them – and urged their vaccination.

“We know that the Delta variant is more dangerous and harms children as well, and the damage to the organism can be long-term. The vaccine is safe and effective. Already 130,000 children between the ages 12-17 have already been vaccinated with the consent of their parents,” the PM said in a tweet.

In a previous tweet, Mitsotakis announced that at a conference with representatives of paediatric associations, there was unanimous agreement that paediatricians should…

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