Marin Ackerman, 10, gets a bandage after receiving a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at an Ohio children’s hospital in November. Photo: TNS
Marin Ackerman, 10, gets a bandage after receiving a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at an Ohio children’s hospital in November. Photo: TNS

Omicron wave: US hospitalisations skyrocket in children too young for coronavirus shots

  • The surge has heightened the concerns of parents worried about how to keep their infants and toddlers safe
  • Health authorities say one of the best ways to protect the youngest children is to vaccinate everyone else

Marin Ackerman, 10, gets a bandage after receiving a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at an Ohio children’s hospital in November. Photo: TNS
Marin Ackerman, 10, gets a bandage after receiving a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at an Ohio children’s hospital in November. Photo: TNS
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