COVID 19 VACCINE FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS. HOW MUCH DO WE KNOW SO FAR?

COVID 19 VACCINE FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS. HOW MUCH DO WE KNOW SO FAR?
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Though it has been observed worldwide that Covid 19 symptoms and signs are mild in children and teens but some of them can develop with 


1.A severe inflammatory condition called Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children or MIS-C in the two to six weeks following COVID-19 infection. 
2.May become very sick and needs hospitalization or ICU care

Everybody  says in one word that covid 19 will end only with vaccines .
Till now most of the people above 65  arround the world have been vaccinated.
Vaccination will first make slower  the spread and ultimately end the infection.

Herd immunity will never be completed if don’t vaccinate the children

As the under 18 years of population is also very large so without immunizing them herd immunity will never develop.
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What we know about covid 19 vaccine for children?
1.The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is approved for use in youngsters and teenagers ages 12 and more established. 

2.The Moderna and Johnson and Johnson antibodies are approved for use in individuals ages 18 and more seasoned. 

These approvals depended on information from members of these ages in randomized, fake treatment controlled preliminaries that showed the security and viability of these vaccines. Adequacy estimates how well an immunization functions in the controlled conditions of an examination. Adequacy is the way well a vaccine works outside of an examination, when individuals locally get it.

As per report The Pfizer/BioNTech has completed a trial among 12 to 15 years group and they claimed the results were very good regarding antibody formation and prevention of infection.
But it is not yet known that how long these
 antibodies will remain in the blood.
Both the CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend vaccination for children 12 and older.


Another report said that The Moderna and Johnson and Johnson also completed one study in between 12 to 17 years old but their results are still awaited.

Johnson & Johnson has started a trial of its vaccine for a small number of 16-to 17-year-olds. If the vaccine proves to be safe and effective in that age group, the trial will continue with 12-to 15-year-old

What about covid vaccination among younger childrens 

The Pfizer/BioNTech and The Moderna both have already started trial in  children between 6 months of age to 11 years old.
As per reports in this age group smaller doses are tested .

Indian Scenerio About covid 19 vaccination for children.
According to UNICEF India has the highest number of unvaccinated kids in the world which is around 3.5 mn.
Bharat Bio tech Covid 19 vaccine Covaxin has started its trial in children in India.

Dr Randeep Guleria, Director of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) has told that the trials of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin on children are underway and the results are expected by September.

Other than Bharat Bio Tech,Zydus Cadilla also conducting trials in children in India .

 P.M.Modi also said that Indian children will not have to wait long for covid 19 vaccine .He indicates that it will be available for children and teens very soon.






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