COVID-19 infections have generally produced more severe disease outcomes in adults and the older population, with children generally experiencing milder symptoms. For this reason, initial COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials and vaccine rollouts focused on the adult population.  However, it is recognised that in order to achieve herd immunity within the community, the vaccination of children needs to be considered.

Our new reference page outlines the importance of conducting paediatric focused COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials and summarises the trials that are currently underway.


MVEC: COVID-19 vaccination in children