The COVID vaccine for kids 5 to 11 years: What parents need to know

If you have a school-aged child, it's almost their turn for a COVID-19 vaccination, and you may have questions. Here are the answers.

9/22/2021 10:51:00 PM

If you have a school-aged child, it's almost their turn for a COVID-19 vaccination, and you may have questions. Here are the answers.

If you have a school-aged child, it's almost their turn for a COVID-19 vaccination, and you may have questions. Here are the answers.

September 22, 2021Photo: iStock/portishead1When the COVID-19 vaccine became available to teenagers in Canada back in May of 2021, many parents rejoiced. After all, being vaccinated is highly protective against the nasty virus, which has now taken the lives of

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more than 27,000 people in Canada, and infected more than 1.5 million of us. Widespread use of the vaccine is also a key element of the larger plan to end the pandemic.But now that it’s almost time for younger kids the get the COVID-19 vaccine, parents have questions. Here are some answers.

What do we know about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine in kids aged 5 to 11?At the moment, only one vaccine manufacturer, Pfizer, has discussed the results of its studies on how the vaccine works in school-aged kids.Ina press release published in September 2021

, the company said that its trials showed the vaccine had a “favorable safety profile” and “robust neutralizing antibody responses” in children aged five to 11. Put simply, it was found to be highly safe and effective in that it created the necessary antibodies, just as it does in adolescents and adults. It was also well-tolerated as far as side effects—no new side effects were identified. Such good news!

Will kids need one vaccination or two?Parents ofneedle-phobic little oneswill inevitably be wondering if their child will need one shot or two. Kids are small and light, so do they really need two doses?Pfizer said that in its study, which was conducted on 2,250 kids aged five to 11 years, kids received two needles administered three weeks apart. It’s worth noting that the dose given was a third of what teens and adults received—10 micrograms per shot as opposed to 30 micrograms.

It remains to be seen if other vaccine manufacturers are developing shots that can be administered in just one dose.Why is the dosing based on age, not weight? What if my child is heavy for their age? Read more: Today's Parent »

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4 steps that have to happen before Covid-19 vaccine is available for younger kidsA highly anticipated announcement Monday from the companies Pfizer and BioNTech revealed that their lower-dose Covid-19 vaccine was found to be safe and generated a 'robust' antibody response in children ages 5 to 11, based on data from a Phase 2/3 trial. I don't see this happening or booster shots. Way too many questions about heart complications. You can make believe they aren't happening or say they are not related but time will show the truth!

U.S. Covid-19 Death Toll Surpasses 1918 Flu FatalitiesThe coronavirus has killed 675,000 people nationwide as the Delta variant and low vaccination rates in parts of the country push cases and fatalities to levels far above those seen last summer, before shots were available. Remember when wsj was a respected news source? It’s gone the route of every other MSM news outlet. They need to show some journalistic integrity for once and reveal the actual numbers…not the coordinated/inflated numbers for political reasons Terrible for sure, but for context the number of deaths should be adjusted for population size.

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