Fauci sees vaccination for kids by late spring or the summer
January 29, 2021
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's top infectious disease expert said Friday he hopes to see some kids starting to get vaccinated for COVID-19 in the next few months. It's a needed step to securing widespread immunity to the virus.
Vaccines are not yet approved for children, but testing already is underway for those as young as 12.
If those trials are successful, Dr. Anthony Fauci said they would be followed by another round of testing down to those 9 years old.
"Hopefully by the time we get to the late spring and early summer we will have children being able to be vaccinated," Fauci said...