November 01, 2021

Popular Science: "Why are kids’ immune systems different from adults?"

Dr. Genevieve Fouda and Dr. Sallie Permar

"Nearly a year after the first COVID-19 vaccines were authorized for use, the United States is on the brink of expanding eligibility to the last group of unvaccinated Americans: young children.

Pfizer’s vaccine for children between the ages of 5 and 11 is likely to be approved by the CDC as early as next week, and based on historical patterns, Moderna’s will probably follow a few weeks later. And vaccines for toddlers and really young kids are just over the horizon. Pfizer spokesperson told PopSci over email that..."

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