Comparing the Pfizer and Moderna COVID Vaccines for Young Children
CDC’s advisory committee endorsed both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines children ages 6 months to 5 years of age. Since there are two vaccines, which do you choose for your children? This article from STAT doesn’t tell you which is best for your child, but they did lay out what’s known about the differences in the vaccines in the hopes it will help your decision. For this age group, the Pfizer-BioNTech and the Moderna vaccines differ more than they do in any other age group on the vaccination spectrum. The two companies went separate ways in their decisions about how much antigen to put into their vaccines for babies, toddlers, and preschool-aged children. Read the article here.