Protection against Covid-19 – when is a vaccination available for children and adolescents?

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Traveling with unvaccinated children will be difficult this year. Children are also important for herd immunity. How much longer do parents and children have to be patient?

It still takes patience before children can also be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
It still takes patience before children can also be vaccinated against the coronavirus.

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There is still no approved vaccine against Covid-19 for children and adolescents. Vaccinations are crucial to push back the pandemic. In rare cases, children can also become seriously ill or be affected by Long Covid, and they suffer greatly from the measures taken to combat the pandemic. “The children and adolescents are suffering from this pandemic, it is a sad story,” says Christoph Berger, pediatrician, infectiologist and President of the Federal Commission for Vaccination Issues. So how long do children and their parents have to wait, and what are the effects of this waiting?

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