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Noda calls for vaccinating children aged 11 and under

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Using the kids to garner votes and portray she cares.11 year olds don't need it.It's getting so desperate they'll be saying babies in the stomach need the vaccine.

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Are the vaccines safety for children? I don't think so.

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Number of hospitalized childrren in Japan?

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Noda calls for vaccinating children aged 11 and under

With what vaccine approved for use on children under 12? There are none.

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With what vaccine approved for use on children under 12? There are none.

She will get a "panel of experts" together and they will "approve" one.

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I don't think it will be needed in Japan. America needs it because the "freedom" fighters don't want to wear masks. They want to protest masks and cause outbreaks instead.

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If I had a vote,

it would absolutely not be for this ghoul.

Leave the kids alone!

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cracaphatToday  04:56 pm JST

Using the kids to garner votes and portray she cares.11 year olds don't need it.It's getting so desperate they'll be saying babies in the stomach need the vaccine.

Nonsense. Of course 11 year olds need it.

https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-will-follow-science-covid-19-vaccines-young-children

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7036e2.htm

-5 ( +19 / -24 )

abolishing LDP factions

That would seem to be a culture thing, I doubt anyone will have success with such dreams in Japan.

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Does she really know what she's talking about? Most definitely not! Just another one looking for a cushy seat.

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Because symptoms are usually very minor for children I would wait for further safety testing.

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No.

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I don't think it will be needed in Japan. America needs it because...

Healthy Japanese kids definitely do not need them. In the US, they could be of some benefit if they keep on ignoring their childhood obesity problem.

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Testing is ongoing globally and the writing is in the wall that eventually Children under 12 will get vaccinated after they are approved. Just as the writing is on the wall that every one will end up getting a third booster shot. And who knows if there will be more based on new variants and infection/hospitalization/death rates.

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Stupid woman.

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ScorpionToday  05:31 pm JST

With what vaccine approved for use on children under 12? There are none.

She will get a "panel of experts" together and they will "approve" one.

Only after other countries' have already completed their testing and given approval.

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FDA says it is ‘working around the clock’ to support Covid vaccine approvals for kids under age 12

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/10/covid-vaccine-fda-says-working-around-the-clock-to-support-approvals-for-kids-under-12.html

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Raw BeerToday  06:20 pm JST

Healthy Japanese kids definitely do not need them. In the US, they could be of some benefit if they keep on ignoring their childhood obesity problem.

For sure, they are no obese kids in Japan, because this country is so unique.

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Stupid woman.

Or evil (or both).

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Politicians should not be making the decisions regarding vaccines and children. Scientists have the job of researching how and when to vaccinate children, and they are not ready yet.

Does Noda magically know how big a dose of the vaccines to give children, and how far apart they should be given? Has she conducted the clinical trials to determine the best course of action to follow?

Of course, I sympathize with the idea of vaccinating children, but I want to follow the guidelines established by scientists, not politicians.

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No. Absolutely no. I've had both shots but my son does not need it, he will build natural immunity to this virus with little to no danger.

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I’m surprised she even thinks that is a realistic possibility...no one is going near my kids. I will fight whoever I have to, #dontcomply

8 ( +21 / -13 )

She is not smart and only gave mumbo jumbo as answers during the debate. Did anyone notice? There is only one serious candidate.

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Noda, among the 4, is by far the most substantive and human in what she's saying. That doesn't win party support, but she is easily the most appealing candidate. Takaichi wants lots of missiles. Kishida doesn't want to offend anyone. Kono is just saying as little as possible because he's likely to win.

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DO NOT VACCINE young children -period !

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Vaccinate

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She’s not expecting people to vote for her then?

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Nonsense. Of course 11 year olds need it.

@ossan

It might be a first, but I'm in complete agreement with you. Well said!!!

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This is not a vaccine.

It is in every conceivable way, the experts that deal with vaccines professionals do say they are vaccines, obviously a nameless person on the internet saying without any basis that all the experts of the world are wrong is not really going to convince anyone.

It is not a vaccination; like the ones we all took growing up.

It is not a vaccination; like the ones we all took growing up.

It is in all the practical ways, it does the same as attenuated vaccines except that it takes out the replication step, thus making them safer. Foillow your own advice, include in your "research" things that you don't believe in.

there are some incredibly knowledgeable and intelligent scientists and doctors, who are being censored or ignored by media, and at this crucial time,

And they should be, because credentials do not make it fine to lie or deceive people with baseless explanations or even worse, explanations that can be easily demonstrated false with data, even if the people trying to convince others run away from that evidence.

False, misleading information brings absolutely no benefit to any discussion, people insisting on bringing those lies can validly be silenced without anything of value being lost. On the contrary, without them the scientific discussion actually becomes better.

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At this time, no COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for use in children under the age of 12 Clinical trials are underway to determine if:

COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective in infants and children under 12

younger children need smaller doses

Ms. Noda is mistaken.

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What is the scientific basis that children should receive the vaccine for the coronavirus?

Where are the statistics that show that children are at risk?

What are the number of children dying infected with Covid?

Let’s have some scientific rationale before making suggestions!

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Yep no thank you none of my kids will be getting the jab..

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has she seen the statistics for children. She is definitely scary

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What are you people talking about? There are all kinds of vaccinations that kids get from infancy, even including flu shots.

People have turned this into a political thing.

-8 ( +10 / -18 )

What is the scientific basis that children should receive the vaccine for the coronavirus?

It is mind blowing almost 2 years in that people still don’t know how this virus works.

First, although rare, children have died of Covid complications.

Second, kids can spread it to people that could then die from Covid.

Additionally, the longer it keeps going around, the more chances of new problematic variants.

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She is neither a doctor nor a scientist. Stop utilizing the pandemic for her political ambition. It is OK if Japan can produce enough vaccines by herself. Using foreign made vaccines for that purpose is a shame.

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