Covid-19 vaccine for children: Rollout timeframe helps ensure safety, says immunologist

A NZ Herald article.

Additional safety checks on the Covid-19 Pfizer vaccine for children are the reason for the long timeframe for the rollout, says an immunologist.

In the next two to three weeks, Medsafe and technical advisors will be looking to provide advice on the safety, efficacy and rollout of the vaccine for children.

However, even if the advice comes in with a recommendation for approval then, it would not be until the end of January that tamariki will start getting vaccinated.

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