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Is pfizer covid-19 vaccine as effective in kids under 10 as it is for older kids and adults? is it worth taking for kids that age?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Pfizer Vaccine: "The Pfizer vaccine was authorized for use in people 16 years of age and older." "Studies in children 11 and under will require what’s known as dose de-escalation — figuring out how much vaccine is appropriate and tolerated in younger children." REF: https://www.statnews.com/2020/12/14/a-guide-to-who-can-safely-get-the-pfizer-biontech-covid-19-vaccine/

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