Here’s what experts say about Covid vaccines for kids under age 5

Children under age 5, the last remaining age group still ineligible for Covid vaccines in the US, could finally become vaccine-eligible soon — and some parents have questions about it. The US Food and Drug Administration’s vaccine advisory committee is set to meet on Feb. 15 to discuss a potential emergency use authorization for Pfizer … Read more

Australia, New Zealand, Bali, Malaysia, Philippines reopen for travel

Another day – another border reopens. In the past two weeks, a slew of countries announced plans to reopen or relax border restrictions. This includes places that have maintained some of the strictest pandemic-related border controls in the world. The announcements come on the heels of a record-setting period of global infections. According to the … Read more

Harvard medical professor says it’s time to move on from pandemic

It’s time to let the young, healthy and “anyone who wants to move on” from the pandemic do so, said Dr. Stefanos Kales, a professor at Harvard Medical School. In a paper posted on LinkedIn last month, Kales said that for the majority of children and adults, “Covid-19 is not a serious threat, only a … Read more