Monday, Dec 5, 2022

LIVE Q&A | COVID-19 and Kids: Your Questions Answered

Professor Peter Richmond and Associate Professor Asha Bowen, joined us live to answer your questions about schools and vaccinating your child against ..

Professor Peter Richmond and Associate Professor Asha Bowen, joined us live to answer your questions about schools and vaccinating your child against COVID-19.

Contents of this video:

0:00 - Intro
01:05 - Is it safe for my child with a medical condition/disability to be vaccinated?
02:00 - What is the risk for immunocompromised children if they do catch COVID-19?
03:20 – What do we know about the long-term effects of the COVID-19 vaccine in kids?
05:07 – Would you get your children vaccinated?
05:33 – Would the Novavax vaccination be better for children? How does Novavax differ?
06:34 – Is there an increased risk in myocarditis and pericarditis for children after receiving the Pfizer vaccine?
07:50 – How can we know the benefit outweighs the risk for vaccinating kids?
11:02 – What is the effectiveness of the Pfizer vaccine in children when dealing with Omicron?
12:16 - What is the impact of long-covid in kids?
13:12 – Why are dosages of the vaccine set at ages, and not by weight or size?
14:53 – Can children with allergies/anaphylaxis receive the vaccine?
16:08 – Are any antibodies passed on to infants through breastmilk if mum has been vaccinated after birth? Once children have had COVID-19, are they then immune?
18:04 - What about herd immunity – is it better to just let everyone in my household get it?
18:50 – Are there any potential side effects for the baby, if the mum gets vaccinated?
19:40 – Do un-vaccinated children transmit COVID-19 at the same rate as un-vaccinated adults?
20:50 – What can we do to stay protected and keep Omicron out of the house?
23:24 – Advice from the World Health Organisation.
25:30 – What are conversations you’ve had with parents about the vaccine that have been concerning?
27:30 – Does the COVID-19 vaccine impact fertility?
30:01 – Is it safe for schools to continue, when kids won’t be double dose vaccinated?
32:00 – Why is there extra time between the first and second dose for kids?
33:50 – How can I protect my child who is under five?
35:45 – Should I keep my kids away from crowded spaces?
38:51 – Will kids need booster vaccines?
40:34 – Would it be better to wait for an Omicron specific vaccine for kids?
41:02 – What should parents know about COVID-19 vaccine for kids?

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By: Telethon Kids Institute
Title: LIVE Q&A | COVID-19 and Kids: Your Questions Answered
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