FDA former commissioner: Safe for partially vaccinated kids to be around family during holidays this year

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, says it is safe for partially vaccinated kids to be around family this year during the holidays.

News 12 Staff

Nov 8, 2021, 10:51 AM

Updated 894 days ago

Share:

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, says it is safe for partially vaccinated kids to be around family this year during the holidays.
SEARCH FOR A CURE: Statistics and State Resources
"Children who are partially vaccinated have some immunity and they're going to be more protective in that environment,” says Gottlieb. “But I think using testing smartly in those settings can help detect that in that setting."
Gottlieb also says he thinks we are close to the end of the pandemic where the virus affects everyone. Instead, we're getting closer to a stage where the virus affects certain age groups more often.


More from News 12