October 26, 2021

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Vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 years: End of mandatory masking in public places in Quebec

Vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 years: End of mandatory masking in public places in Quebec

The end of the compulsory mask in public places is equivalent to vaccinating children 5 to 11 years of age.

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Health Minister Christian Dubey said on Thursday that vaccination coverage of young people in primary school would have a significant impact on pollution.

The obligation to cover the face in public places “will be amended […] But for young people, especially when we know more about vaccinations at 5 to 11 years, ”he added.

If the vaccine is approved and Health Canada gives the green light, Quebec will be ready to vaccinate young Quebexers aged 5 to 11 years from late October or early November. Currently, most of those who are spreading are still in elementary schools.

The dR However, Horacio Aruda has not yet set a target for the juvenile vaccine. “We do not associate vaccination coverage with ‘masking’, he warned. You should look at the epidemiological effect, which is very critical, analytical. Maybe we can have 80% or 64% coverage, and then we can remove the same mask, because the situation is under control in the case of transmission. I don’t think he can give a magic number, ”he said.

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