COVID-19 Vaccines for 12-Year-Olds May Be Ready for Next School Year

COVID-19

Pfizer-BioNTech expelled a matter that their COVID-19 vaccine has been found protected and effective in children 12 years old. On Mar 31, 2021, a association settled they would really shortly benefaction a vaccine hearing information from over 2,000 children.

The vaccine is now accessible to adults and children 16 years and up. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) suggests that 12-16-year-olds are vaccinated as shortly as possible. Since they could not assume that a vaccine would impact children as it has on adults, some-more contrast was conducted to safeguard reserve and efficacy for younger teens.

COVID-19Dr. James D. Campbell, a house member of a AAP, also feels that some younger children and teenagers could have a COVID-19 vaccine accessible before a subsequent propagandize year. He suggests that until then, relatives should make certain their unchanging vaccinations are up​ to date.

The AAP has motionless either or not to advise states to need a COVID-19 vaccine for propagandize entry. Each state is obliged for formulating manners per vaccine requirements.

One thing for certain, both Pfizer-BioNtech and Dr. Campbell determine that families would be means to revisit any other, and hopefully, demeanour brazen to some form of normalcy really soon.

Once Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, that showed 100 percent efficacy opposite a pathogen and activated clever and healthy defence responses, is certified for younger children, vaccinations could really start before a subsequent propagandize year.

Written by Brenda Robinson
Edit by Cathy Milne-Ware

Sources:

The Washington Post: Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine protected and effective in children as immature as 12, contend companies; Carolyn Y. Johnson; by Erin Cunningham and Paulina Firozi
healthchildren.org: When can children get a COVID-19 vaccine? James D. Campbell, MD, MS, FAAP

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