When will children get the Covid vaccine?admin
If you’re a parent or guardian, it’s only natural to wonder when your child or teen might be offered the coronavirus vaccine.
Especially since Canada has become the first country to approve the Pfizer jab for kids aged 12 to 15 – and reports say that youngsters in the United States will receive jabs soon, too.
Over in the UK, however, it appears there’s still a way to go yet, while clinical trials are underway.
Here’s what you need to know.
When do children under 18 get the Covid vaccine?
Right now, nothing’s set in stone – as the vaccine is still being tested for use on children.
But September onwards has been floated as a date when children will receive the vaccine.
When will young adults in their 20s receive the Covid vaccine?
Anyone eligible can either wait to be contacted by their GP or visit the NHS website to book an appointment.