Sumary of COVID-19 vaccine and kids: Why can’t children under 12 receive shots yet? FDA weighs in:
- The FDA attempted to shed light on the rigorous review process behind yet-to-be authorized COVID-19 vaccines among kids under 12 on Friday as young children remain ineligible for vaccines amid the start of school, stoking concerns and frustration among parents, teachers and pediatricians.
- CLICK HERE TO FIND A COVID-19 VACCINE NEAR YOU”The FDA is working around the clock to support the process for making COVID-19 vaccines available for children,” the agency wrote in a statement, adding in part, “this process is complex and relies on robust manufacturer trials and data.
- “The FDA noted that children might need different doses or strength formulations than older populations, which adds on work to manufacturers’ clinical trials.