Should we delay covid-19 vaccination in children?


Wilkinson, D., Finlay, I., Pollard, A., Forsberg, L. and Skelton, A., (2021), 'Should we delay covid-19 vaccination in children?', BMJ, Vol: 374:n1687  [PMC TO FOLLOW]


The net benefit of vaccinating children is unclear, and vulnerable people worldwide should be prioritised instead, say Dominic Wilkinson, Ilora Finlay, and Andrew J Pollard. But Lisa Forsberg and Anthony Skelton argue that covid-19 vaccines have been approved for some children and that children should not be disadvantaged because of policy choices that impede global vaccination.


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Wellcome Trust WT203132 [Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities]

AHRC/UKRI AH/V013947/1 [UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator]