There’s No Need to Vaccinate Healthy Kids, According to MedPage Today Editor

There’s No Need to Vaccinate Healthy Kids According to MedPage Today Editor

At least some contributing Op-Ed authors at TrialSite have considerable concerns involving the exposure of the investigational COVID-19 vaccines to children. Apparently, a growing number of physicians and researchers have a similar point of view on this important topic. For example, MedPage Today’s Editor-in-Chief Martin Makary, MD, MPH, recently wrote an opinion piece that although acknowledges cases where, of course, kids should be vaccinated, makes the case that there’s no pressing need right now for pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations, at least for healthy kids. Dr. Makary writes he’s not aware of one single healthy child that died from COVID-19, and he knows something about this subject. After all, his research team at the venerable Johns Hopkins University along with real-world payer claims database Fair Health studied the topic of pediatric death. Tapping into a vast trove of payer data, the investigators found that all pediatric mortality associated with COVID-19 associates with a comorbidity. Perhaps a growing movement in the mainstream medical community begins to challenge the ubiquitous mass vaccination program now underway? Dr. Makary empathizes with parents, questioning t...

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