COVID-19: B.C. to offer Pfizer vaccine to kids 12 and up, possibly before end of school year

Jacky Poizy just woke up, hair still pointing to the side, clothes piled up on her bed. She’s getting ready for another day of hybrid learning, anticipating that everything can finally go back to normal — now it may not be a long “shot”.

B.C. kids aged 12 and older could receive their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine before the end of the school year, according to health officials. 

Following Health Canada’s approval of the Pfizer vaccine for use in children as young as 12, B.C. will integrate them into the province’s vaccine rollout, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said Wednesday.

This writing exercise is based on an article by Glenda Luymes. Read it at The Vancouver Sun.

Image Credit: Lisa Ferdinando, Wikimedia

Published by Row Berto Diaz

Writer for 8forty.ca

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