As highlighted below, Pfizer has woefully or wilfully underpowered its vaccine clinical trial in young kids. It is absolutely impossible to conclude that is it safe for young children from the available data.
WE CANNOT RISK vaccinating 5 to 11 year-olds 1 in ~5,200 12 to 17 yo males in Ontario are experiencing myocarditis after PFIZER; and the incidence rate has gone UP as the age goes DOWN. What will the 5 to 11 rate be? Even with a 1/3rd dose? Trial size was just 2,268 children.Show this thread
For context: 344 US children aged 5 to 14 have died of Covid since the beginning of the pandemic (per CDC). You can estimate that it is ca. 160 per annum in the 5-11 age group. Out of ca. 28 million children. The vaccine needs to be quasi-perfect to offer a benefit.
11:51 AM · Oct 25, 2021