An online event, aimed at informing students and parents about the benefits of vaccination at the age of 12-17 against coronavirus disease, is organized by the Ministry of Education and Religions on Tuesday, September 21 at 4 pm. In the meantime, from next Wednesday and every Wednesday, EODY will inform in detail for children aged 4-17 who are ill, as announced today by government spokesman Giannis Oikonomou.
We monitor the data. It is a fact that in this age group, not from now, but since March, the cases have increased sharply, said Mr. Economou. He noted that "clearly we have a picture of the situation. The increase in cases had started before the start of the schools. We have designed the operating framework ".
At the same time, from the Ministry of Education through the myschool platform "those departments will be accessible, if any", which is suspended.
"The aim is to ensure that schools are open and children are in the classrooms. "And we are monitoring the data and our policy is evolving accordingly," the government spokesman concluded.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Education invites students and parents to an informative online event, with the aim of informing them about the benefits of the coronavirus vaccination at the ages of 12-17, tomorrow, Tuesday, September 21, at 16:00.
The Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics and Chairman of the National Vaccination Committee Mrs. Maria Theodoridou and the Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Mrs. Vana Papaevangelou will answer questions from parents about vaccinating their children. Questions can be submitted by interested parties from today, Monday 20/9, until tomorrow Tuesday 21/9 at 2 pm, in the form https: //forms.gle/7qVHt6NfTASWHxCw5.
The event can be attended by parents, teachers, pupils and students, but also anyone interested, from the channel of Y.PAI.TH. in the YouTube at the link: https: //youtu.be/KzHniXrJQaQ but also from the account of the Ministry of Education Facebook (link: https: //www.Facebook.com/MinEduGR).
The event is part of a broader framework of government awareness-raising, scientific information and encouragement of parents to vaccinate their children aged 12 and over, with the aim of fully shielding their health as well as the living learning process, such as publishing with frequent parental questions and answers from experts.
On the occasion of the beginning of the new school year and the return to lifelong learning, the leadership of the Ministry invites all interested parties to submit their own questions to the experts and to watch the online information on the importance of vaccination coverage against the disease. Covid.
The president of the hospital doctors of Athens and Piraeus, Matina Pagoni, appealed to the parents to vaccinate their children.
Speaking to SKAI, he said that 1 in 3 children has coronavirus, compared to 1 in 5 children last week. "The high viral load and the Delta mutation have focused on young children. We ask parents in consultation with pediatricians to vaccinate their children. The symptoms in the majority are not very severe, they are the usual, fever, sore throat, fatigue, etc. "But these children are transmitting and some of them can get to hospitals," he said.