The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is now approved for use in children aged 6 to 11 years. With just under half of Australian primary-school-age children having received their first COVID vaccine dose, the approval of Moderna’s COVID vaccine provides parents with an additional opportunity to protect their children against severe disease. 

Following the KidCOVE clinical trial, this article explores the ongoing safety and efficacy as well as the considerations and administrative recommendations for the use of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine in the 6 to 11 years cohort. 

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The Conversation: The Moderna vaccine is now available for 6 to 11-year-olds. Here’s what parents need to know