Experts say while coronavirus affects children much less severely than adults, vaccinating those under 12 may help reach herd immunity
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Unlike its predecessors, the Delta variant of Covid has brought a complex question to the fore: what should we do about vaccinating young children?
Significant proportions of those infected in the current outbreak are children. In New South Wales, last weekend alone, hundreds of children tested positive. But the data is more nuanced than it seems.
Read the original article at The Guardian