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Adult & Child Center for Outcomes Research and Delivery Science


When Will Babies and Children Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

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Written by What to Expect on March 24, 2021

While it’s true that most children rarely get very sick from COVID-19 — the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that COVID-19 hospitalization rates are 80 times higher among adults older than 85 than they are among children between the ages of 5 to 17 — many parents won’t (and shouldn’t) feel comfortable returning to life as normal until their children are fully vaccinated, too, says Sean O’Leary, M.D., M.P.H.

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