Health Minister Joe Phaahla says sites are ready to administer vaccines to this age group.
JOHANNESBURG - Children do not need a parent's consent to get vaccinated against COVID-19, according to Acting Health Director-General, Dr Nicholas Crisp.
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Children between the ages of 12 and 17 can get vaccinated from 20 October.
Crisp says they can visit any private or public facility.