President Joe Biden continues to promote mass vaccination of children, despite the fact that 0.00 to 0.02% of coronavirus cases in children result in death.
“The FDA has now cleared booster shots for children between the ages of 12 and 15. Vaccinating our children is the best way to protect them from the Omicron variant,” Biden proclaimed Friday:
The FDA has now cleared booster shots for children between the ages of 12 and 15. Vaccinating our children is the best way to protect them from the Omicron variant.
– Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) January 7, 2022
The Biden administration has, for weeks, continued to push parents to get their children vaccinated against the Chinese coronavirus. The Biden administration has even collaborated with Sesame Street as part of a heightened effort to put vaccines on the radar of young children. Last year, the Sesame Street characters attended a CNN town hall meeting on vaccines, and Biden took it upon himself to congratulate Big Bird on social media for getting the picture:
Yours, @Big bird. Getting vaccinated is the best way to keep your entire neighborhood safe.
President Biden (@POTUS) November 8, 2021
However, according to data from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), last updated on December 30, 2021, the coronavirus death rate in children remains extremely low.
In the 24 reporting states, including New York City, 0.1 to 1.6% of all coronavirus cases in children resulted in hospitalization. Additionally, in 46 reporting states, including New York, Puerto Rico, and Guam, “children accounted for 0.00% -0.27% of all deaths from COVID-19, and 5 states reported no deaths from COVID-19. ‘child. “
“In reporting states, 0.00% to 0.02% of all cases of COVID-19 in children resulted in death. According to the AAP.
Despite this, the Biden administration continues to advocate overwhelmingly for vaccines for children as young as five.
This week, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Rochelle Walensky, said studies were underway to vaccinate children aged six months to five years.
“And probably, clinical trials are underway in people under the age of five. Hopefully in the first half – hopefully around the first part of the first half, maybe we will have some information to be able to immunize children of that age, ”she added.