“As a Pediatric Society, we have been collecting data and information on child vaccinations for quite some time, and an extraordinary meeting will be held on Thursday where a final decision will be made,” said Dr. Michalis Anastasiadis, pediatrician, secretary of the Cyprus Pediatric Society and chairman of the PIS Ethics Committee. speaking to Citizen 107.6 and 97.6. Dr. Anastasiadis also stated that “the WHO approved the third dose and the approval of Pfizer and Moderna that have MRNA technology, for children 12 years and older, noting that children are a target group for coronavirus infection. “We also experienced it in the 4th wave, with the increase of cases especially among teenagers,” the doctor stressed. He also noted that there are and we know children who can not be vaccinated, but September is also coming, a new school year, and no one can imagine that we will have a new lost year. Obviously, noted Dr. Anastasiadis, teachers should also be vaccinated, when asked about
Asked if there is a risk of vaccinating children or a risk of infertility, Dr. Anastasiadis clarified that the side effects in children are the same as those found in adults, ie local reaction in the hand and a feeling of malaise. However, the doctor said that “especially in boys after the second dose, mild cases of myocarditis were observed and there is no need for medication and as the data increases there seems to be no risk.” “For the second (infertility) there is no such data and it is not in the realm of reality,” the doctor concluded.
Listen to what Dr. Michalis Anastasiadis, pediatrician, secretary of the Cyprus Pediatric Society and chairman of the Ethics Committee of the PIS, spoke to Politis 107.6 and 97.6:
CITIZEN 107.6; MORNING INSPECTION 27 – 07 – 2021 DR. MICHALIS ANASTASIADIS