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Building Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines for Younger Children

November 17, 2021

Given the recent Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19 vaccination of children ages 5-11, the COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project convened a webinar aimed at addressing key questions and considerations related to younger children and the vaccine. A panel of health experts discussed how the clinical trials were conducted for this age group, the regulatory approval process that was followed and addressed parents’ top questions to help build confidence in the vaccine for children 5-11.

Participants included:
• Dr. Takeisha Davis, CEO of New Orleans East Hospital
• Dr. Bert Johansson, Executive Board Member of National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA)
• Dr. Todd Wolynn, CEO and Founding Physician of Kids Plus Pediatrics

This discussion was moderated by Dr. Lucy McBride, Practicing Internal Medicine Physician.

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