Covid: Which countries are vaccinating children and why?

Millions of children around the world are being offered a Covid vaccine. Source link

Why vaccinating all teens is a difficult decision

Concerns over a very rare heart side-effect are giving vaccine experts pause for thought. Source link

Covid: 'No time to waste' in vaccinating 16-17 year olds

Children aged 16-17 should be vaccinated “as fast as practically possible”, England’s deputy chief medical officer has said. All 16 and 17-year-olds in the UK will start being offered a first dose of the Covid vaccine within weeks, after a recommendation from vaccine experts. “Children are going to start going back to colleges and sixth… Continue reading Covid: 'No time to waste' in vaccinating 16-17 year olds

Vaccinating children against Covid-19

Several countries have given emergency approval to the use of the Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12-15. But the decision to vaccinate adolescents against Covid-19 is not without controversy. Ros Atkins takes a look at the issues. Video produced by Mary Fuller, Tom Brada, Ben Tobias Source link

Vaccinating children before poor morally wrong, Oxford scientist says

Oxford vaccine leader Prof Andrew Pollard says adults in poorer countries should be protected first. Source link

Vaccine group phase two: What age groups are they vaccinating next?

Everyone over 50, as well as front-line health and care workers and those with certain underlying health conditions, are expected to have been offered their first dose of the Covid vaccine by mid-April. After that, the rest of the UK’s adult population will be offered a jab. Each of the vaccines has been rigorously tested… Continue reading Vaccine group phase two: What age groups are they vaccinating next?