The Food and Drug Administration recently expanded emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include children ages 12-15.
There have been no serious safety concerns involving children so far in clinical trials, however many parents share a degree of hesitancy in getting their child the shot.
Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we answer your questions about the vaccine for kids.
Jennifer D. Kusma, M.D., M.S.; instructor of pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and attending physician, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Katrina Trisko, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.N.; registered dietician
Ayaz Hyder, assistant professor, Ohio State University College of Public Health
Gretchen Hammond, core faculty member, Ohio State University Translational Data Analytics Institute