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US debates dose of Covid-19 vaccine for children

Some experts suggest increasing the dose of the Pfizer vaccine in children aged 5 to 11, but others say it is not necessary. For American parents, especially those with young children, the past few months have been a time of uncertainty and anxiety. In early February, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Pfizer’s […]

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Strategies to help Cuba defeat Omicron

Rapid widespread vaccine coverage and an early shift to childhood vaccinations – are key to helping Cuba stem the wave of Omicrons, experts say. The Omicron mutation appeared in Cuba in December 2021, but did not cause a significant increase in the number of infections like many other countries. To date, the number of new […]

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UK injects Covid-19 vaccine to all 5-11 year olds

The British government on February 17 said that all children aged 5-11 will be vaccinated against Covid-19, instead of just limiting vaccination to vulnerable children as before. The move comes nearly two months after the UK Medicines Regulatory Authority approved the Pfizer vaccine for this age group. The UK lags behind other countries in the […]

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Create an immune barrier for children to prepare for school – VnExpress

Children need to be fully vaccinated to prevent infectious diseases that are easily spread in schools and create “non-specific cross-immunity” against Covid-19. Information was shared by Doctor Truong Huu Khanh – Former Head of the Department of Infection – Neurology, Children’s Hospital 1, Ho Chi Minh City and specialist doctor I Bach Thi Chinh – […]