Vaccinations for these children are expected to start later this week
new York- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration decided on Monday to approve the distribution of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to young people. This provides a bright new opportunity to improve the wide-ranging immunity to the coronavirus in the United States, but the challenge of vaccinating them is greater than that of the elderly Frustrated.
In Connecticut, school and health officials have recently created a party atmosphere where they can successfully vaccinate a bus full of high school students in the context of DJs and selfies, with no parents around. But they said that they will need to modify their strategy for young students and do more, such as education and reassure parents, many of them are eager to vaccinate children of this age.
Nathan Quesnel, the school principal in East Hartford, said: “When you are 12, the game changes. He added: “You need to have different sensitivities.
A recent survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Vaccine Monitor found that many parents, even those eager to receive their Covid injections, are reluctant to vaccinate their teenagers. However, doing so is essential to further reduce the spread of the virus, to smoothly reopen middle and high schools, and to restore a sense of normalcy in the country.
The vaccination of these children is expected to begin later this week. These factories are expected to see a surge in demand first and then an inevitably slowdown, as in the case of adults.
States, counties, and school districts across the country are trying to find the fastest and most reassuring way to reach young teenagers and their parents, and state laws usually require their consent. They are planning to provide vaccines not only in schools but also in pediatrician offices, day camps, parks and even beaches.