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Kids and Covid

Kids and Covid

Update: 2021-02-1923
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The end of summer 2021 has been earmarked as the time by which most American adults will be vaccinated. But still remaining is the often-overlooked question of vaccinations for children, who make up around a quarter of the U.S. population.

Without the immunization of children, herd immunity cannot be reached.

Today, we ask when America’s children will be vaccinated.

Guest: Apoorva Mandavilli, a science and global health reporter for The New York Times. 

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Andrew R

maybe a dumb question, but when they say we need 80% population vaccinated, does that include also people who have had the virus but not had the vaccine? or do people who have recovered also need to get the vaccine?

Feb 27th
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