Can 5 to 11 year olds get a COVID-19 vaccine?

Ellsworth Whang asked, updated on September 4th, 2022; Topic: covid-19
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CDC recommends Pfizer's COVID vaccine for children ages 5 through 11.

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Still, where did the coronavirus get its name?

Coronaviruses derive their name from the fact that under electron microscopic examination, each virion is surrounded by a β€œcorona,” or halo.

Anyhoo, what is the source of the coronavirus? This virus was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The first infections were linked to a live animal market, but the virus is now spreading from person-to-person.

Same, can my child get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Most Children and All Teens Can Get COVID-19 Vaccines CDC recommends everyone ages 5 and older get a COVID-19 vaccine to help protect against COVID-19. Children 4 years and under: None.

Can children get COVID-19?

While children have been less affected by COVID-19 compared to adults, children can be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 and some children develop severe illness. Children with underlying medical conditions are at increased risk for severe illness compared to children without underlying medical conditions.

2 Related Questions Answered

What does the word "corona" in coronavirus mean?

The word corona means crown and refers to the appearance that coronaviruses get from the spike proteins sticking out of them.

Where did the 2019 coronavirus disease outbreak start?

In 2019, a new coronavirus was identified as the cause of a disease outbreak that originated in China.The virus is now known as the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease it causes is called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).