As many as 28 million young Americans (5-to-11-year-old children) will be eligible to receive the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.
🚩5 million children under 18 years old have tested positive for Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic.
🚩In terms of Long-Covid: In one study, 8% of 151 children with mostly mild infections had some Covid symptoms for up to 8 weeks. All had fully recovered by 3-6 months.
🚩Estimated Covid pediatrics deaths: 542 pediatric deaths (0-17 years of age) have occurred between May 2020 to Oct. 7, 2021.
🚩The Math: 542 deaths of 5 million infections is a risk of 0.0001084%.
Note: 542 deaths include 0-17 years of age. The COVID death rate of children ages 5-11 is less.
🚩As of June 2021, per VAERS reports: For males,12-17 years, after the second dose of the Covid , the risk of myocarditis, is 66.7 per one million or 1 in 14,992.
A warning about myocarditis is now part of the FDA Fact Sheet about the vaccine.
🚩As of June 2021, one risk of the vaccine: The risk of myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) from the Covid vaccine increased, the younger the age and was more common in males.
🚩As of October 26, 2021: The FDA advisory committee recommends a lower dose of Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for children 5 to 11.
🚩As of October 27 ,2021: Health minister of Mexico, Jorge Alcocer, insists vaccination isn’t beneficial for children and that he would not vaccinate his own grandchildren.