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COVID-19: Vaccination rates stall for Canadian kids aged 5 to 11

CA, 14 Jan 2022
Provinces are working to immunize younger Canadians against COVID-19, but vaccination rates are slowing among children aged five to 11.

In the United States, where more than 8.6 million does have been administered to kids five to 11, data reveals side effects are exceedingly rare.

Yet, In Canada, just over 45 per cent of children in that age group have received their first dose, while just two per cent of five to 11-year-olds have both shots. Jamie Mauracher explains why some parents are hesitating.

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