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FULL EPISODE: Why are vaccination rates so low among Canadian kids?
Students across Canada are back to school for in-person learning. But less than half of children aged 5 to 11 have received just one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Our question this week: Why are vaccination rates so low among Canadian kids? What questions do you have about kids and vaccines?
Dr. Fatima Kakkar, pediatric infectious diseases expert, answers questions about COVID-19 vaccinations for kids; Dr. Cora Constantinescu, pediatric infectious disease specialist, shares her experience speaking with vaccine hesitant parents; and Devon Greyson, public health researcher, discusses the efficacy of vaccine mandates.
Plus, Ask Me Anything on sleep during the pandemic with Dr. Charles Samuels, medical director of the Centre for Sleep & Human Performance in Calgary.