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Eager to get your younger kiddo vaccinated? Vaccines for children under 5 may be coming soon!

Sabina Vohra-Miller (@unambiguousscience), MSc Pharmacology and founder of Unambiguous Science, explains when we can expect approval for kids 2 – 5 followed by 6mo – 2.

Clinical trials usually follow an “age de-escalation” strategy.

This means healthy adults are given the vaccine first in early trials. Then trials for sequentially younger children follow to make sure the vaccine is as safe and effective.

The next age group is 2-5 and we can expect clinical trial data by the end of this year. If safe and effective we can expect approval as early as February 2022!

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