Amid the rollout of a malaria vaccine for children in endemic areas worldwide, there is controversy about the vaccination of children for COVID-19 in the UK. Every child death is a tragedy. There have been more than 430 COVID-19-linked child deaths in the UK and, as the grief rippled out from each of them, families, communities, schools and neighbourhoods were adversely affected. Nevertheless, COVID-19 was not a major cause of death in children in the UK during the pandemic.
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