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How Vaccine Misinformation Made Children Vulnerable to the Omicron Variant

COVID-19 has caused cascading deaths in American adults for two years, largely sparing children, but the lightning spread of the Omicron variant has led to records of infections and hospitalizations in children, misinformation around vaccines accentuating the risks incurred. • Read also: Modern intensive care management • Read also: COVID-19: daily record of infections in Russia for a second consecutive day • Read also: COVID-19: 59 new deaths and hospitalizations down in Quebec Fear that serums have been developed too quickly, rumors about the impact of injections on fertility... Wassim Ballan, doctor at Phoenix Children's Hospital, assures us that fighting misinformation is now part of his job. “Unfortunately, most of the time when we discuss these thin...