Israel have expanded their COVID-19 vaccination program to include teenagers aged ≥ 16 years, with the first vaccines being given in this age group on January 23.

Initial immunisation in Israel began in December 2020, prioritising health care workers, the elderly and other at-risk groups. To date, 2.5 million people have received a dose of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, with 900 thousand of those, also having received their second dose.


The Times of Israel: Israel expands vaccination campaign to teens ages 16-18