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Why these parents volunteered their young children for Covid-19 vaccine trials


Updated 1:35 PM ET, Tue June 29, 2021

(CNN) As troubling new variants emerge, doctors say America’s chances of winding down the Covid-19 pandemic in the US will largely depend on how many young adults and children get vaccinated.

Now, toddlers and babies as young as 6 months old are testing Covid-19 vaccines to help make sure they’re safe for other young children. If the pediatric trials go well, children under 12 might be eligible to get vaccinated this fall or winter.