respiratory diseases

Should parents get the vaccine for their kids under 5? | CNN

Should parents get the vaccine for their kids under 5? | CNN

CNN  —  Parents of children under age 5 can finally get their kids the coronavirus vaccine. The US Food and Drug Administration and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have given the green light for both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for young kids. Now, everyone ages 6 months and older is eligible for …

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Long Covid can affect children of all ages, including infants, study shows | CNN

Long Covid can affect children of all ages, including infants, study shows | CNN

CNN  —  Even the littlest children can experience long Covid, according to a large study, one of the first of its kind to include infants and toddlers. The study published Wednesday in the journal The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health included 44,000 children in Denmark ranging in ages zero through 14 years old. Of the …

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Covid-19 vaccinations begin for US children under 5 | CNN

Covid-19 vaccinations begin for US children under 5 | CNN

CNN  —  Dr. Sarah Schaffer DeRoo described in one word how she felt after getting her 7-month-old son vaccinated against Covid-19: thrilled. Her active baby boy sat in her lap at a vaccine clinic hosted by Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC, while receiving his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. The shot was administered in …

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New coronavirus subvariants escape antibodies from vaccination and prior Omicron infection, studies suggest | CNN

New coronavirus subvariants escape antibodies from vaccination and prior Omicron infection, studies suggest | CNN

CNN  —  Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 appear to escape antibody responses among both people who had previous Covid-19 infection and those who have been fully vaccinated and boosted, according to new data from researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, of Harvard Medical School. However, Covid-19 vaccination is still expected to provide substantial protection …

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