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COVID-19 adolescent vaccine information

May 24, 2021 | Pharmacy

In this video, Dr. Deborah Johnson-Rothe, M.D., FAAP answers these questions:

  • Which poses a greater risk for children? Getting COVID-19 and having long-term effects or the side effects from the vaccine?
  • Is the vaccine dosage different for children?
  • Is a second shot required?
  • Are there different or more severe side effects for children versus adults?
  • Will the vaccine cause fertility issues for adolescent or teen girls in the future?
  • What are the main reasons parents are deciding to vaccinate their children?
  • Do most pediatricians recommend the vaccine?
  • Will children need an annual booster shot?
  • Are there certain situations in which children should not be getting vaccinated?