Dr. Tina Q. Tan discusses the COVID-19 vaccine in kids 5-11 years

Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with editor-in-chief Dr. Tina Q. Tan to discuss the approval of the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 years and conversations with parents.

The authorization of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in children aged 5 to 11 years has been met with positive reactions from pediatricians and many parents. As the rollout to the age group starts, allaying safety fears and knowing who to turn to for the vaccine are key. The editor-in-chief of Contemporary Pediatrics, Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, sat down with the editorial team to answer some common questions.