- Those 16 and 17 years old in Sweden will be able to get their Covid vaccinations in August.
- Sweden’s 21 regions can either require consent from parents, or consider the teenagers being mature enough to make the medical decision themselves.
- Kalmar and Östergötland will ask for a signature from the parents, while Uppsala are going to evaluate whether the teenager is mature enough to make their own call
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca
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