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Building Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines for Younger Children & Infants

June 29, 2022

The COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project hosted a Facebook Live event to address key questions and considerations related to younger children and the vaccine. The event featured a panel of CDC and FDA experts to discuss how the clinical trials were conducted for this age group, the regulatory approval process and address parents’ top questions to help build confidence in the vaccine for children 6 months-4 years old.

Participants included:

  • Dr. Peter Marks, Director of the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)
  • Dr. Sara Oliver, ACIP Work Group lead, Medical Officer in the Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)
  • Patsy Stinchfield, MS, CPNP, past voting member and current liaison to the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) representing the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), President-Elect of National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)

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