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How soon will Covid vaccines be available for children? 

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This review shows that although future research could lead to an increase in the immunogenicity and potential efficacy of influenza vaccines, the available vaccines, even with their limits, assure sufficient protection in most subjects aged ≥ 6 months, thus reducing the total burden of influenza in young children and justifying the recommendation for the universal vaccination of the whole pediatric population.

If the prevalence stays as reported here, the population will definitely need COVID-19 vaccines when they become available.

Seroprevalence of COVID-19 in Niger State
05 Aug 2020medRxiv      28 citations

The results of this study provide valuable information for the diagnosis and surveillance of COVID-19 and development of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines for use in children.

Most of the COVID-19 vaccines appear to be effective and safe.

Studies involving several thousand children show that split-virus vaccines are safe and immunogenic in healthy children aged > or =6 months and in high-risk children.