Why herd immunity may be impossible without vaccinating children against COVID-19

With a third of adults saying they likely won't get the vaccine, the US has a herd immunity math problem.

Rodney E. Rohde, Professor of Clinical Laboratory Science, Texas State University • conversation
Feb. 16, 2021 ~7 min

Vaccinating children: Is COVID-19 herd immunity possible without them?

The US has a herd immunity math problem, with a COVID-19 vaccine not yet approved for children under 16 and a third of adults saying they likely won't get it.

Rodney E. Rohde, Professor of Clinical Laboratory Science, Texas State University • conversation
Feb. 16, 2021 ~7 min

Vaccinating children: Is herd immunity to COVID-19 possible without them?

The US has a herd immunity math problem, with a COVID-19 vaccine not yet approved for children under 16 and a third of adults saying they likely won't get it.

Rodney E. Rohde, Professor of Clinical Laboratory Science, Texas State University • conversation
Feb. 16, 2021 ~7 min

When can children get the COVID-19 vaccine? 5 questions parents are asking

COVID-19 vaccine testing on children is just getting started, and only in adolescents. It may be fall before one is approved for kids.

Wesley Kufel, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice, Binghamton University, State University of New York • conversation
Dec. 8, 2020 ~8 min

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