Most Parents Say No to Covid-19 Vaccines for Toddlers

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Parents are having their say about the Covid-19 vaccines for children under 5, and for most, the answer so far is no.

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended shots for about 17.4 million children ages 6 months through 4 years, about 4% to 5% of them have received a shot

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 vaccination rate for children 5 to 11 years reached about 18% a month after the CDC first recommended shots last November

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 “We thought getting Covid is far worse than any discomfort that could come from taking the vaccine,” said Yalda Woodley, 35r

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state health officials said they are counting on doctors conveying to families accurate information about the vaccines’ safety and efficacy. 

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Pfizer Inc. and partner BioNTech SE enrolled roughly 4,500 young children in their trial, while Moderna’s study had about 6,700 subjects.

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Most children who become infected with Covid-19 have mild or no symptoms at all, and they are much less likely than adults 

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