Should my child get the covid-19 vaccine?

Asked By: Oscar Kling
Date created: Thu, Jun 3, 2021 12:01 PM
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Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for teenagers? Yes. The currently approved COVID-19 vaccines have gone through clinical trials and scientific review just like any other vaccine — including those your teenager has likely already received — and no standards of quality or safety were sacrificed. Learn more about mRNA vaccine technology and approval.
Answered By: Glenda O'Hara
Date created: Fri, Jun 4, 2021 8:15 AM
Your child can’t get COVID-19 from any COVID-19 vaccine, including the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Your child may get a COVID-19 vaccine and other vaccines at the same visit or without waiting 14 days between vaccines. Prepare for your child’s vaccination visit. Get tips for how to support your child before, during, and after the visit.
Answered By: Ramiro Green
Date created: Fri, Jun 4, 2021 9:06 AM
Many parents wonder: If COVID-19 isn’t so dangerous in kids, why give them a relatively new vaccine that could have long-term consequences we don’t yet know about? The answer, says Schleien, is twofold. First, the reality is that while COVID-19 seems to be less deadly in kids, it’s far from completely harmless.
Answered By: Toney Hyatt
Date created: Fri, Jun 4, 2021 8:01 PM
Yes, recently released data from Pfizer-BioNTech shows that the COVID-19 vaccine seems to work really well in this age group. The COVID-19 vaccine was found to be 100% efficacious in preventing symptomatic COVID-19 in an ongoing clinical trial of children in the U.S. aged 12 to 15.
Answered By: Tate Dooley
Date created: Sat, Jun 5, 2021 7:01 AM
Yes, recently released data from Pfizer-BioNTech shows that the COVID-19 vaccine seems to work really well in this age group. The COVID-19 vaccine was found to be 100% efficacious in preventing...
Answered By: Ahmad Hudson
Date created: Sat, Jun 5, 2021 9:51 PM
One argument for not vaccinating children against Covid is they get relatively little benefit from it. "Fortunately one of the few good things about this pandemic is children are very rarely...
Answered By: Keegan Kutch
Date created: Sun, Jun 6, 2021 11:19 AM
FDA advisers debate standards on a coronavirus vaccine for young children It is true that covid-19 does not typically result in serious illness in children. But they are still at risk.
Answered By: Wendy Keeling
Date created: Sun, Jun 6, 2021 11:39 AM
April 16 (Reuters) - Tristen Sweeten, a 34-year-old nurse in Utah, hopes her three children will receive Moderna's (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine through its pediatric clinical trial. The sooner the...
Answered By: Reuben Mertz
Date created: Sun, Jun 6, 2021 2:43 PM
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Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen (J&J/Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended that use of (J&J/Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine resume in the United States, effective April 23, 2021. However, women younger than 50 years old should especially be aware of the rare risk of blood clots with low platelets after ...
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Updated 25 June 2021, pursuant to updated interim recommendations . WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) has issued its policy recommendations for the rollout of the first COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. According to SAGE, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 mRNA vaccine is safe and effective.
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CureVac initiates a Phase 2a clinical trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in Peru and Panama. Early September 2020. CureVac receives a grant of up to 252 million euros from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research to further its COVID-19 vaccine development and expand its production capacity.
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The WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization has issued Interim recommendations for the use of the inactivated COVID-19 vaccine, Sinovac-CoronaVac, developed by Sinovac/China National Pharmaceutical Group.. Here is what you need to know. This article provides a summary of the interim recommendations; the interim recommendations and the background document are also ...
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How Well the Vaccine Works. Based on evidence from clinical trials in people 16 years and older, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was 95% effective at preventing laboratory-confirmed infection with the virus that causes COVID-19 in people who received two doses and had no evidence of being previously infected.; In clinical trials, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was also highly effective at preventing ...
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The available data on the Sinovac-CoronaVac (COVID-19) vaccine in pregnant women are insufficient to assess either vaccine efficacy or possible vaccine-associated risks in pregnancy. However, this vaccine is an inactivated vaccine with an adjuvant that is commonly used in many other vaccines with a well-documented safety profile, such as Hepatitis B and Tetanus vaccines, including in pregnant ...
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Novavax is a vaccine company that, despite $2 billion in new federal and international funding, still hasn’t come through with a licensed covid vaccine. It hopes it can still help to fight th…
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