“The data we have thus far indicates that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the lower dose [10 micrograms] is safe for children ages 5 to 11 and that the benefits of protection from the vaccine outweigh the risk of serious COVID-19 disease and complications [hospitalization, death, long term complications],” says Suellen Hopfer, PhD, CGC, an assistant professor in the department of health, society and behavior, and the department of pediatrics at University of California, Irvine.
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Motherly, Nov. 4, 2021
November 4, 2021