20-Minute Health Talk

Kids, the COVID vaccines and clinical trials

March 9, 2021

Children are the key to reaching herd immunity, but those younger than 16 are not yet eligible to receive the COVID vaccines. Clinical trials are underway testing the efficacy of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines in children. But, what does that mean for you and your family, as well as reaching community immunity? Drs. Charles Schleien and Henry Bernstein discuss.

Meet the experts

Dr. Schleien is the senior vice president and chair of the pediatric services at Northwell Health

Dr. Bernstein is a member of the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a pediatrician at Northwell Health

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