OKC lab testing COVID vaccine on children

Sunday, January 24th 2021


OKC, Okla. (KTUL) — An Oklahoma City laboratory is one of just a few locations nation wide – testing the COVID-19 vaccine on children.

The Lynn Health Science Institute – who says these studies are vital to ending the pandemic.

This week, kids as young as twelve were given a shot in the arm – and a shot at immunity from COVID-19.

The vaccine is not currently F.D.A. approved for anyone younger than 18. But these kids, with parents permission, are part of the process to push the vaccine forward.