10 questions and 10 answers of novel coronavirus vaccine for adolescents

Young people aged 12-17 in Sichuan have begun to receive the novel coronavirus vaccine! How to make an appointment? How about the vaccine? What are the precautions? Look down and listen to us

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Is it necessary for adolescents aged 112-17 to receive the novel coronavirus vaccine? ■    be necessary! ■   On the one hand, most of our people, including adolescents, do not have hair coloring to COVID-19, and are susceptible to COVID-19

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Some people will develop into critical illness or even death after infection

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Not only that, 12-17 year old teenagers are mostly students in school, but once someone is infected with COVID-19, it is easy to cause epidemic or even outbreak

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After vaccination, the vast majority of people can obtain immunity, so as to effectively reduce the risk of morbidity, severe illness and death

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On the other hand, children are a key group in the construction of immune barriers

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The vaccination of COVID-19 under the age of 18 is an important part of building the immune barrier of the whole population

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2 what COVID-19 vaccines can be used for youth vaccination? ■    At present, the COVID-19 vaccine used in the 12-17 year old population is the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine developed by the national biological group Beijing biological products research institute, China Limited, including the vaccine produced by its entrustment, packaging and other packaging enterprises, and the Beijing Kexing vitamin Technology Co., Ltd

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What is the difference between teenagers and adults? How effective is the protection? ■    According to the instructions provided by the vaccine manufacturer, the requirements for injecting the novel coronavirus vaccine in the age group of 12-17 are not different from those in the age group of 18 years and above, and the vaccine dose and immunization procedure are exactly the same

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■   At present, 900 patients, children and adolescents aged 3 to 17 in different countries have been enrolled in the UAE for clinical protective verification

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Phase II data suggest that the positive conversion rate of comprehensive antibody is 100%, and the level of antibody is similar to that of adults

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How to vaccinate teenagers? Any adverse reactions? ■    The specific vaccination method is the same as that of adults

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It is also two injections, with an interval of 21 to 30 days

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■   Adverse reactions are mainly local pain, redness and swelling, mainly local reactions, and few systemic reactions

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Individuals may have fever

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These manifestations are completely controllable and safe

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How do Sichuan teenagers get the novel coronavirus vaccine? ■    The vaccination of minors in our province will be made by families and uniformly organized by schools

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August is the summer vacation for students

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Minors can go to the community for vaccination according to their actual situation

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Parents should be accompanied by the whole process, and fully read and signed the informed consent before signing the COVID-19 vaccine

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■    The school’s unified vaccination plan has not been announced yet

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6 will it conflict with other vaccinations? ■    Children and adolescents need different vaccinations at different ages

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Will the vaccination of COVID-19 inactivated vaccine conflict with other vaccines? How to arrange reasonably? ■   For adults, it is recommended that the interval between novel coronavirus vaccination and other vaccinations be at least 14 days, as is the case for children and adolescents

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However, if there is trauma, dog bite, etc., and it is necessary to break the cold or rabies vaccine, it is not limited by the 14 day interval

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7 what cases can’t be vaccinated against Newcastle disease virus? ■    Those who are allergic to the active ingredients of the vaccine, any inactive ingredients, substances used in the production process, or those who have been allergic to similar vaccines before

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■    Those who have had severe allergic reaction to vaccine in the past (such as acute allergic reaction, angioneuroedema, dyspnea, etc.)

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■    People with uncontrolled epilepsy and other serious neurological diseases (such as transverse myelitis, Guillain Barre syndrome, demyelinating disease, etc.)

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■    Fever, or acute disease, or acute attack of chronic disease, or uncontrolled severe chronic disease

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8 what should we pay attention to before COVID-19 vaccination? ■   Minors need to go to vaccination accompanied by their parents or other guardians, and prepare their personal ID card or family residence booklet and guardian ID card

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■    Before vaccination, the guardian shall cooperate with the vaccination personnel in health inquiry and informed notification, carefully read and sign the informed consent for vaccination

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■    Like adults, avoid strenuous exercise before vaccination, do not drink alcohol, do not take anti-inflammatory drugs, antipyretics and painkillers, avoid fasting and fatigue on the day of vaccination, and vaccinate in a relaxed and good physical state

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■    Wear loose clothes and masks, observe the order of the vaccination site, follow the instructions of the staff of the vaccination site, and keep an effective distance when queuing

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9 what should we pay attention to when COVID-19 vaccination is taken by teenagers? ■    During the whole process of vaccination, people aged 12-17 should be accompanied by school staff or guardians

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■    When vaccinating, take the initiative to inform the doctor whether the child has vaccination contraindications and allergy history

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Including: whether there are serious chronic diseases, such as heart diseases such as congenital heart disease, liver and kidney diseases, active pulmonary tuberculosis and skin suppurative diseases; Whether there are acute infectious diseases or the quarantine period has not been exceeded

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■    In addition, if the child is receiving corticosteroids, radiotherapy or antimetabolic drugs, or has recently been injected with gamma globulin, he should actively inform the doctor and ask whether it is necessary to postpone the vaccination time

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10 what should we pay attention to after COVID-19 vaccination? ■    After vaccination, the hemostatic cotton swab shall be discarded into the designated medical waste bin

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Be sure to stay at the vaccination site for 30 minutes

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If you feel unwell, please contact the staff at the site in time

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■    Keep the skin of the inoculated area clean and avoid scratching the inoculated area with your hands

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If there is pain, swelling, itching and transient fever at the injection site after vaccination, no special treatment is required

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These reactions usually disappear automatically within 2-3 days

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In case of continuous discomfort or aggravation, please see a doctor in time

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■    After vaccination, do not exercise violently, pay attention to rest, ensure adequate sleep, do not drink coffee, strong tea and other exciting food, do not eat spicy or seafood food, light diet and drink more water

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Source: from health Sichuan, health Chengdu, health Guizhou and China Education Daily

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Pay attention to our peers with excellent children’s activity platforms.

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