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The COVID-19 booster for children: Frequently asked questions

While your child’s original vaccine continues to protect them against severe illness and death, it will wear off a bit over time. A booster shot provides extra protection against COVID-19.

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My unvaccinated family wants to visit my newborn. What do I do?

As new parents, you get to decide if unvaccinated family members can visit your newborn and what precautions they should take.

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The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11: FAQs for parents

In clinical trials, the Pfizer COVID‑19 vaccine was found to be safe, well-tolerated and produced a strong antibody response in children.

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The COVID-19 delta variant and kids

While the number of COVID-19 infections in children is increasing, there is currently no definitive evidence that the delta variant is more dangerous for kids.

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Myocarditis (heart inflammation) and the COVID-19 vaccine

The CDC is looking into reports that a small number of adolescents and young adults developed a heart issue called myocarditis after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.