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?