Children 12 to 17 are now eligible to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Here’s what we know about giving Covid shots to kids.
Here’s what you need to know:
- What vaccines are approved for children?
- When will younger children be eligible?
- Is the amount of vaccine given to children any different than for adults?
- Where can I get my child vaccinated?
- Can a child who recently got other vaccinations get the Covid shot?
- Are the side effects any different for children than adults?
- Can a child with allergies get the vaccine?
- Can I give my child Tylenol to minimize the side effects of the vaccine?
- Can schools require Covid vaccines for students?
- Has this type of vaccine ever been used in children before? How does it work?
- How many children were studied in the clinical trials and for how long?
- What do we know about long-term effects of these vaccines on growing bodies?
- Given the low risk of Covid to children, why not wait for more data to get my child vaccinated?
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