Cited by Health Impact News
by Marla Carter
ABC 13 – Houston
“If you want the COVID-19 vaccine and aren’t in line to get it, there are still a number of vaccine trials- some involving kids.
Lakshy Patel is in the eighth grade and going to school virtually hasn’t been easy.
“The WiFi problems, so I really get stressed out. I really want to go back to school,” said Patel, who is also a vaccine trial participant.
Getting the vaccine could help him get back to school in person. It’s one reason Patel is participating in the Moderna trial for adolescents. It’s a two to one ratio of vaccine to placebo.”
There are 100, 12 to 17-year-olds participating in the Moderna adolescent trial through Houston Fights COVID. There are more trials coming, and the groups are now seeking participants as young as six months old.”