Should we delay covid-19 vaccination in children?

Reference

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]

Abstract

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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Publisher website: https://www.bmj.com/content/374/bmj.n1687

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Funders

Wellcome Trust WT203132 [Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities]

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