President Joe Biden is continuing to push mass vaccination for children, despite the fact that 0.00-0.02 percent of child coronavirus cases result in death.
“The FDA has now authorized booster shots for children ages 12 to 15. Vaccinating our children is the best way to protect them from the Omicron variant,” Biden proclaimed on Friday:
Biden’s administration has, for weeks, continued to push parents to get their children vaccinated for the Chinese coronavirus. The Biden administration has even collaborated with Sesame Street as part of a greater effort to get vaccines on the radar of young children. Last year, Sesame Street characters participated in a CNN town hall meeting about the vaccines, and Biden took it upon himself to praise Big Bird on social media for getting the shot:
However, according to data from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), last updatedDecember 30, 2021, the coronavirus mortality rate among children remains extremely low.