What Does Approval of the Pfizer COVID Vaccine for Teens Mean for My Child?

What Does Approval of the Pfizer COVID Vaccine for Teens Mean for My Child?

Although children appear to catch COVID less often and develop milder symptoms than adults, they can develop a rare, severe inflammatory response or “long-haul COVID” symptoms. That means this age group now can receive the same shots in the same time frame — 21 days apart — as adults do. This question will become more important as COVID vaccines are studied in younger children. Trials are planned to test the vaccine in children as young as 6 months old. In addition, the findings pertaining to the younger age group built on what has already been learned in earlier studies.

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