NJ Spotlight News

Many parents eager to sign up kids for COVID vaccine trials

Clip: 03/17/2021 | 3m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

It surprised researchers: many parents are calling eager to sign their children up for COVID-19 kid vaccine trials in NJ. Separate trials will study vaccines from Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson and will be organized by Rutgers RWJ Medical School. Doctors say getting kids immunized will help create herd immunity because children can be asymptomatic carriers.

Aired: 03/17/21

Rating: NR

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