Rubella: We vaccinate for far less

More than 300,000 kids aged 5-11 year olds have been vaccinated with the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine. The vaccine is safe and has significant individual-level benefit for kids: prevents infection, disease, death, prevents long COVID19, and will keep kids in school. COVID19 is the 8th leading cause of death for 5-11 year olds and over 8500 5-11 year olds have been hospitalized (30% of hospitalized kids have no underlying conditions). With the new authorization, COVID19 is now a vaccine-preventable disease for 5-11 year olds.

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