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COVID-19 Vaccine: Jill Biden Tells Parents To Get Their Kids Vaccinated

Charles Muro,age 13, is inoculated by Nurse Karen Pagliaro at Hartford Healthcares mass vaccination center at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut on May 13, 2021. - Six Children were vaccinated at the site and joined other children in the United States as kids ages 12-15 are now able to be vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, joining the growing population of the US that can be vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso / AFP) (Photo by JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images)

As part of the Biden administration’s campaign to halt the coronavirus pandemic, First Lady Jill Biden advocated COVID-19 immunizations for children in Virginia on Monday. According to Yahoo! News, Biden advised parents and guardians to vaccinate their 5- to 11-year-old children now that the injections are available.

MANAUS, BRAZIL – MAY 21: An indigenous boy observes nurses while waiting for vaccination at Parque das Tribos community, on May 21 2020 in Manaus, Brazil. Medical teams from Healths Secretary of Manaus area performing vaccination against flu and testing to detect coronavirus (COVID-19) infecctions on indigenous communities. (Photo by Andre Coelho/Getty Images)

Jill Biden Wants Parents to Vaccinate Children

Vaccines, according to Jill Biden, are the best way to protect children against COVID-19. She also said that the vaccination was safe since it had been “thoroughly studied and carefully tested.”

Daily Mail said the Franklin Sherman Elementary School, where the first lady advocated the COVID-19 immunizations, was the first educational establishment in the United States to hold a polio vaccine clinic in April 1954 . Jill Biden advised parents to choose the same vaccination that saved millions of lives to safeguard their children. Nothing is more essential than our children’s health, she said. She described the decision as a “choice” as well.

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The first woman went on to say that being a parent comes with a lot of concern. She cannot guarantee that the world’s hazards will grow less terrifying. But she urges parents not to wait until their children begin driving before taking action. Vaccines, she claims, can alleviate at least one of their concerns.

U.S. Joins The Rest of The World In Vaccinating Kids Under 12

The United States is not the only nation that vaccinates children under the age of 12 against COVID-19. The COVID-19 vaccination has already been given to many children aged six and above four countries. These are El Salvador, Chile, Ecuador, and Indonesia. It was unclear, however, when these nations started immunizing the aforementioned groups.

Health officials approved administering COVID-19 vaccines for children under the age of three in four countries. These are Argentina, Bahrain, China, and the United Arab Emirates. The vaccines may be given to children as young as two years old in Cuba.

On the other hand, Costa Rica demands that anyone under the age of 18 get the COVID-19 vaccination. According to The Washington Post, the country’s Health Ministry stated Friday that it will be included in the obligatory immunizations against polio, chickenpox, and HPV, or human papillomavirus.

According to the Health Ministry, the vaccine doses for children under the age of 12 will be obtained next year. Guidelines for the inoculation of children aged 5 to 11 will be provided when the doses for the demographics become available.

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