The risk of corona epidemic is still increasing in the whole world including India. The delta variant of the corona virus has intensified in America. Meanwhile, in the US next month i.e. in October, the corona vaccine may come for children aged 5 to 11 years. A media report said that COVID-19 vaccines for children under the age of 12 may be available by the end of next month amid rising cases of the delta variant in the US.
A report in The New York Times quoted two health experts as saying that COVID vaccines for children between the ages of 5 and 11 could be available by the end of October, bringing relief to parents of young children because Currently, coronavirus vaccines are only available to children under the age of 12. The New York Times report quoted former Food and Drug Administration commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, who is also on Pfizer's board, as saying that clinical trial data were carefully analyzed to get the vaccine approved for young children. and will require prompt review.
The report said that both Pfizer and Moderna are collecting data on the safety, correct dosage and effectiveness of the Kovid vaccine in children. The NYT report said that compared to adults, children with COVID are more likely to have mild symptoms or none at all. Children are much less likely to develop serious illness, be hospitalized, or die from the disease. America is the most affected country in the world by the pandemic. According to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus data, a total of 40,955,201 corona cases have been reported in the country so far and 6,59,970 deaths have been registered.