Opinion

Coronavirus protection for young children can't come soon enough

By Katy Gallagher
January 7 2022 - 7:00pm
Katy Gallagher's daughter Evie contracted COVID last year and has only just recovered fully from the virus. Picture: Karleen Minney

Almost two years into this pandemic, we are just days away from the next stage with children aged 5-11 eligible to access a COVID-19 vaccination. For many parents the decision to vaccinate your child will be straightforward. In Canberra we have always enjoyed nationally leading rates of childhood vaccination demonstrating strong parental support for universal vaccination programs.

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