The fight against Covid continues unstoppable around the world. The only weapon to get out of the health emergency remains to date only the vaccine and among third doses and donations to poor countries, the objective of herd immunization remains the only one. A knot to be solved in the many issues concerning the Covid topic, the vaccine for children remains. As the schools started, the quarantine problem reappeared immediately: in many institutes throughout Italy already from the first sounds of the entrance bell. Today we return to talk about vaccines for children. If until now the administration could only be done from 12 years upwards, now it is back to beating among the under 12. And to do it is Pfizer. The pharmaceutical company in fact asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to authorize its Covid vaccine for the age group between 5 and 11 years. A request that affects about 28 million children.
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And while the government is evaluating the expansion of the serum even to the groups so far excluded, the pediatricians raise their voice on the certain efficacy of the vaccine. According to doctors, in fact, children are those who, having a dense fabric of social relations (between school and sports and other activities) are at risk of contracting the virus the most.