How a curious, well-informed army of children could propel the COVID vaccination campaign

While younger people typically don’t face the most devastating side effects of COVID, they could still carry the coronavirus and spread it to more vulnerable populations. And José Mayorga, a family physician and the executive director and executive medical director of UCI Family Health Centers, is betting that the kids will be a lot more woke about getting vaccinated than adults who may still be on the fence in underserved communities. In fact, he’s already seen it play out in real life.