Since the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that the Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine has been -proved for use in emergencies in children ages 5-11 in October 2021, parents everywhere could breathe a sigh of relief.
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And that includes celebrity parents, some of whom have already experienced the agony of a sick child. “I want to protect my babies, love them, make them all better, take away the burning fever and stomach ache.” wrote Punky Brewster Alaun Soleil Moon Frye when three of her children tested positive for COVID-19, later adding that she was “proud” of her two elders who received the vaccine. Likewise, Jennifer Garner revealed that her back to school checklist also included two of her children who were accepted. “Thanks to science for bringing us so far and so much closer to health and freedom” She wrote on Instagram.
While some parents are still deciding whether the vaccine is right for their families – and the news of the Omicron variant is worrying – it is comforting to know that many families have already vaccinated their children against the virus. Corresponding the White House, an estimated 2.6 million children ( -proximately 10 percent) ages 5-11 have already received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. While 80 percent of Americans 12 and older are partially vaccinated.
Given that children ages 5-11 had more than 8,300 COVID-19-related hospitalizations and nearly 100 deaths from COVID-19 as of October 2021, according to the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionIt’s noteworthy when celebs (and even Sesame Street‘S Big Bird) normalize the experience.
Read on to see which Hollywood parents support the COVID-19 pediatric vaccine.