More than 40 children receive doses of Janssen, without authorization for use, in PE

The group can be monitored for 30 days in order to observe attainable hostile results.

The Pernambuco State Immunization Program (PNI-PE) reported that 41 children erroneously obtained doses of Janssen’s covid-19 vaccine, in the municipality of Afogados da Ingazeira, in the backlands of Pajeú, in Pernambuco. The immunizer will not be approved for use in children. The group can be monitored for 30 days in order to observe attainable hostile results.

The PNI-PE acknowledged that it had handed on the required tips to the Municipal Health Department, in order that it may perform the monitoring.

Information Updatermed by the State, the Ministry of Health additionally screens the emergence of hostile results.

The state program highlighted that children who obtained the wrong immunizer as a second dose don’t have to carry out a brand new software – they’ve the entire vaccination schedule.

Those who obtained Janssen as their first dose have to attend the vaccination level after 60 days to receive Pfizer’s pediatric vaccine.

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Currently, solely two immunizers have the approval of the National Health Surveillance Age infoncy (Anvisa) for software in children. The pediatric dose of Pfizer, in children aged 5 to 11 years. (*40*) Coronavac, for the age group from 6 to 11 years outdated.

According to knowledge from the consortium of press autos, 11.06 million children from 5 to 11 years outdated (or 53.98% of the overall) had already taken the primary dose of the vaccine towards covid-19 till Saturday, the ninth, on the Brazil.


The quantity of totally immunized children is over 4 million (19.52% of the overall).

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