Covid vaccines should be tested on ‘newborns and pregnant women’

Covid-19 vaccines should be tested on children and potentially even newborns. Johnson and Johnson, is currently studying tests on newborns and even pregnant women. Janssen revealed last month that trials in adults have shown his single-dose Covid vaccine to be 66% effective in preventing coronavirus. +2 img id = “i-da98c5402caf6684” src = “height =” 444 “width =” 634 “alt =” “class =” blkBorder img-share “/ Copy the link to paste in your post. SkipIt will initially extend the tests à If the vaccine works in them, it will gradually test it on increasingly younger children. Hanneke Schuitemaker, head of viral vaccine discovery at Janssen, said discussions have started to endorse studies on the effects of the drug. vaccine over 16 and 17 years and after that “ we will go further to 12 year olds but even newborns at some point if all goes well. ” A clinical trial will test the effectiveness of the Oxford vaccine for them. children Load: 0% Progress: 0% 0: 00PreviousPlaySkipLIVEMute00: 00Current Time 0: 00 / Duration Time 1: 22FullscreenNeed TextVideo Quality576p540p360p270p No compatible source was found for this video – -WhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyan50% OpaqueFemi-TransparentSize-Transparent 75% 100% 125% 150% 175% 200% 300% 400% Text edge styleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyDefaultMonospace SerifProportional SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional “s983-SerifProportional SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional” “=” height “Sans-SerifProportional” “=” height “42” 634 “alt =” “class =” blkBorder img-share “/ Copy link to paste in your post Testing will likely take place in the United States and Canada. start this month on 300 volunteers aged six to 17 in Oxford, London, Southampton and Bristol. Professor Andrew Pollard, Oxford’s vaccine chief, said: ‘It is important to establish safety and vaccine immune response in children and youth, as some children may benefit. ‘ A licensed jab for kids could be available by the end of the year. .
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