How much do you know about COVID-19 vaccinations for young children?
In June 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for use in children as young as 6 months. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all children 6 months through 5 years of age should receive a COVID-19 vaccine, expanding eligibility for vaccination to nearly 20 million additional children. Test your knowledge about COVID-19 vaccinations for children 6 months through 5 years of age with this short quiz.
The mom of a 2-year-old boy comes into the pharmacy asking about COVID-19 vaccination of young children. She said her child had COVID about 7 months ago with minimal symptoms, and she doesn’t think he needs the vaccine. She also tells you that her son has no other medical conditions.
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