Should we vaccinate our under 12s?
Note: this interview was done prior to the announcement that the Therapeutic Goods Administration provisionally approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11. Now that the TGA has given a provisional green light to vaccinating our under 12s, what do we know about the way the vaccine was tested? Dr Asha Bowen is an Infectious disease paediatrician at Perth Children’s Hospital and the Telethon Kids Institute. Asha talks about how we know a vaccine is safe for children, why it's important to vaccinate kids against COVID-19 and how it will protect our kids. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.