NJ Spotlight News

Pfizer vaccine's poor protection for kids 5-11 raises doubts

Clip: 03/01/2022 | 3m 40s | Video has closed captioning.

Data from New York shows the ability of Pfizer’s vaccine to prevent infections in young children plummets to just 12% after about a month. Dr. Martin Blaser, director of the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine at Rutgers University, said that Pfizer deliberately erred on the side of caution, cutting the dose for young kids to one-third of the adult shot.

Aired: 03/01/22

Rating: NR

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