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Vaccination of 12 to 15-year-olds begins Wednesday in Latvia

Vaccination of teenagers aged 12 to 15 in Latvia begins Wednesday, June 2.

Children aged 12 to 15 will receive the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine approved as safe by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

If the child is 12-13 years old, their parent or legal guardian must sign them up either by phone 8989 or with their family doctor. The parent or legal guardian must be present when vaccination is carried out and must have their own and their child's passport or ID card, as well as a document proving relation to the child (an entry in the passport or birth certificate).

If the child is aged 14 and over, they do not require their parents' or legal guardians' permission to vaccinate. These teenagers can sign up either on manavakcina.lv, by phone 8989 or with their family doctor. Presence of parents is not required during vaccination process. The person must have their passport or ID with them.

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