The Science Behind the COVID-19 Vaccine
The COVID-19 vaccine is currently available to anyone aged 12 and up. There are different sorts of COVID-19 vaccine. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine only requires one dose, while Pfizer and Moderna both require two doses.
HealthyChildren, which is a website from the American Academy of Pediatrics, has a useful page about the science behind the COVID-19 vaccine. The page explains the different sorts of vaccines, how we know that the vaccines are safe for kids, how effective the vaccines are, how long it takes to build up immunity, and more.
If you have specific questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and what it means for your child, please feel free to reach out to us!