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Coronapod: USA authorizes vaccines for youngest of kids

Noah Baker and Lauren Wolf discuss vaccinating young kids against COVID

After a long wait, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have finally approved two COVID vaccines for use in children between the ages of six months and five years old. But despite a unanimous decision among regulators, parents still have questions about whether to vaccinate their young children, with survey data suggesting that the majority do not intend to accept vaccines right away. In this episode of Coronapod, we dig into the trials, the statistics and the regulators decision making process, in search of clarity around what the data are saying.

News: FDA authorizes COVID vaccines for the littlest kids: what the data say

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-01776-y

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