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Children can catch COVID-19, so should kids get the coronavirus vaccine?

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
Updated July 22 2021 - 11:05pm, first published July 11 2021 - 7:00pm
The early view that children couldn't catch COVID-19 has since changed. Picture: Shutterstock

Children, including very young children, can develop COVID-19. Many of them have no symptoms.

- Harvard Medical School

In the early stages of the pandemic, the general view - not least among young people themselves - was that they wouldn't catch COVID-19.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Reporter

Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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