Wellness Wednesday: COVID-19 Vaccine And Adolescents
The Food and Drug Administration recently expanded emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include children ages 12 to 15.
There have been no serious safety concerns involving children so far in clinical trials, however many parents share a degree of hesitancy in getting their child the shot.
Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we answer your questions about the vaccine for kids answered.
- Jennifer D Kusma, MD, MS, instructor of pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and attending physician Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
- Katrina Trisko, MS, RDN, CDN, registered dietician
- Ayaz Hyder, Ph.D., assistant professor in the College of Public Health and Core Faculty in the Translational Data Analytics Institute,
- Ohio State University
- Gretchen Hammond, Ph.D., community lecturer, Ohio State University College of Social Work
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