Pfizer Vaccine 5 – 11 years – FAQ

20.02.21 Below are common questions presented to Public Health. If you have any unanswered questions please email Health.Promotion@gha.gi. Note, the risk-benefit strongly in favour of vaccination for almost all groups is less clear-cut for children. Young people and their parents will need to understand potential benefits, potential side effects and[…]

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Pfizer Vaccine 12 – 15 years – FAQ

updated 2.12.21 Below are common questions presented to Public Health. If you have any unanswered questions please email Health.Promotion@gha.gi. Note, the risk-benefit strongly in favour of vaccination for almost all groups is less clear-cut for children (and young people aged 12 to 15 years). Young people and their parents will[…]

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Covid-19 Considerations

As we try to find a new normal living with Covid-19 it is important to stay vigilant with regard to risks. The more shops, establishments, events and facilities we visit the higher our risk of exposure to viral spread; particularly if in an enclosed space with asymptomatic carriers. Vaccination helps to[…]

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Weekly Covid Vaccine Statistics

This data represents the number of vaccine doses given to people in Gibraltar, not the number of people fully vaccinated. 2021 2022 As of week commencing 4th April vaccine statistics will captured by the weekly coronavirus statistics report, click HERE to view. To compare local data with that of other[…]

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Oxford/ AstraZeneca Vaccine

As of 30th December 2020 the UK Government have accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise Oxford University/AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine for use. This follows rigorous clinical trials and a thorough analysis of the data by experts at the MHRA, which has concluded that[…]

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Travel and Covid-19 Vaccination

At present the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have not indicated whether vaccination will be a necessary requirement for all journeys abroad, it will be down to individual countries to determine their own requirements for tourists/ residents. IATA are currently asking governments to consider aviation workers as front-line so they[…]

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Ingredients of the mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine

Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is a nucleoside-modified messenger RNA vaccine (mRNA) vaccine. mRNA vaccines use the pathogen’s genetic code as the vaccine; this then exploits the host cells to translate the code and then make the target spike protein. The protein then acts as an intracellular antigen to stimulate the[…]

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