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The vials of the vaccines are in a different color. So, the adult vaccines are in a purple vial and the children’s dose is in an orange vial. It’s very clearly marked that this is the smaller percentage, the smaller dosage. The needles that are being used as well are smaller for the purpose of addressing this population. They have made it so that the distribution chains are kind of a separate work stream for the purpose of treating it kind of like a separate vaccine. That the kids’ doses are different from the adult doses. So, it’s very unlikely that there’d be any sort of mistakes given when it comes to the vaccines being administered to children.
COVID vaccines are safe and effective for everyone ages 6 months and older.
Immunity wanes over time. Keep up your protection against COVID by getting boosted when eligible.
Updated boosters are available for adults and children 6 months and older.