Children Now 22% Of New US COVID Cases

Children Now 22% Of New US COVID Cases
Just one year ago, child COVID-19 cases made up only around 3% of the US total. As older portions of the population get vaccinated, kids who are not eligible for vaccination, make up a larger share of coronavirus cases. Adolescents tend to be both more likely to get infected and to spread the infection relative to younger kids. We are seeing more outbreaks related to school and school activities. Adolescents down to age 12 are now eligible to get the Phiser COVID vaccine. Get it now! NPR