Experts: Pediatric Vaccinations Essential To Achieve U.S. Herd Immunity

By Kelly Lienhard / March 5, 2021 at 1:50 PM
Infectious disease experts stress the importance of applying the same urgency to pediatric COVID-19 vaccine trials and vaccination efforts that has been applied to adult studies and vaccinations in order to achieve the herd immunity needed to reopen the United States. Lee Savio Beers, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, told Inside Health Policy that both Congress and federal agencies, such as FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, should make sure the same standards and...

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