Vaccines
Coronavirus

Trials Are Still Ongoing For The Covid Vaccine For Kids Under 5

by Angelique Serrano

Here’s what we know so far.

Coronavirus

Study Finds No Benefit To Delaying Covid Vaccination Until Later In Pregnancy

by Morgan Brinlee

The best time for pregnant people to get vaccinated against Covid-19? Right now.

Health

The World Health Organization Plans To Defeat Meningitis By 2030: What Parents Should Know

by Angelique Serrano

“It is time to tackle meningitis globally once and for all.”

Politics

Obama Bonded With A Little Girl Over 'Green Eggs & Ham' At A Covid Vaccination Clinic

by Morgan Brinlee

“I thought I knew Green Eggs and Ham better than most people, but at Kimball Elementary’s vaccination site earlier this month I finally met my match.”

Coronavirus

Covid Vaccines For Kids Under 5 Are Delayed & Parents Are Fed Up

by Morgan Brinlee

“It is going to be a number of months until we have a vaccine that is authorized for our children under the age of 5.”

Kids' Entertainment

Granny Bird Reveals Why She Had Big Bird Vaccinated Against Covid In A New PSA

by Morgan Brinlee

“The vaccine is going to help [Big Bird] and all the kids out there stay safe and healthy.”

Podcasts

Exclusive: Wow In The World Podcast Explains Covid Vaccines In A Way Kids Can Understand

by Jamie Kenney

Hosts Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas explain what the Covid vaccine is — and how it works — in a way kids will understand (and enjoy)!

News

Could Covid Booster Shots Be Required For Travel? Here’s What We Know Now

by Morgan Brinlee

Many countries already require travelers to be fully vaccinated before they enter and could soon begin requiring Covid booster shots as well.

News

Children 5 & Up Will Need To Be Fully Vaccinated To Set Sail On A Disney Cruise

by Morgan Brinlee

Meanwhile, kids 4 years old and younger must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result before departure.

News

Health Experts Express Worry After 22 Million Babies Missed Their Measles Vaccines

by Morgan Brinlee

Three million more children missed their measles vaccine in 2020 compared to 2019, representing the largest increase in two decades.

Politics

Jill Biden Urges Parents To Vaccinate Their Kids Against Covid-19

by Morgan Brinlee

“Parenthood and worrying go hand-in-hand. It's what we do. With this vaccine, however, we can help take care of at least one of those worries.”

News

It’s Been One Week & Nearly A Million Kids Have Already Gotten Their First Covid Shot

by Morgan Brinlee

The Surgeon General has urged hesitant parents with questions to seek out credible sources like pediatricians for answers.

Politics

Conservatives Are Really Miffed Big Bird Got Vaccinated Against Covid

by Morgan Brinlee

But the beloved Sesame Street character has been promoting vaccines for nearly 50 years.

Kids' Entertainment

Sesame Street Is Hosting A Town Hall To Answer Kids’ Questions About Covid-19 Vaccines

by Morgan Brinlee

The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine was recently authorized for use in kids aged 5 to 11.

News

11 Tweets From Parents After Getting The Green Light To Vaccinate Their Kids

by Morgan Brinlee

“Totally teared up learning my child HAS a vaccine appointment.”

News

Pediatricians Are Eager To Vaccinate Kids 5 To 11 Against Covid, AAP Says

by Morgan Brinlee

“Sharing this life-saving vaccine with our children is a huge step forward and provides us all with more confidence and optimism about the future.”