How can we protect our children against COVID-19?

Melbourne Institute Research Insight No. 12/21

Date: September 2021


A. Abigail Payne
Ragan Petrie


The only defence against COVID-19 for young children is the actions of those around them. Vaccine uptake by parents coupled with mandating vaccination policies in the workplace and educational settings will help safeguard the health, social and cognitive development of young children.

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