Q&A: University Health Pediatrician Explains What The COVID-19 Vaccine Means for 12- to 15-Year-Olds

University Health System Pediatrician Dr. Mandie Svatek has answered questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and what it means for children, including how kids have responded to the vaccine so far, her own daughter’s experience in a drug trial and when even younger children may become eligible for the shot.

Days after the Food and Drug Administration expanded Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for people as young as 12, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed the shot for 12- to 15-year-olds on Wednesday.

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