COVID-19 Vaccine for 5-to-11-Year-Old Children Explained


Dr. Dean Blumberg, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, explains how Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine works for 5-to-11-year-old children and answers questions about side effects, fertility and why it’s important for kids in this age range to get vaccinated.

0:00 COVID infections for 5-to-11-year-olds explained

0:30 What parents should know about the vaccine

1:30 Which side effects should parents watch for?

3:15 Should kids get vaccinated if they’ve already had COVID-19?

4:14 Should parents worry about long-term side effects from the vaccine? 5:00 Could the vaccine affect fertility in the future?

5:26 What complications might children experience if infected with COVID-19?

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