Mitchell Wonders How U.S. Can Justify Vaccinating Teens Before Helping India

Alex Christy | May 10, 2021
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[See NewsBusters for more.] Unvaccinated children are still used as an excuse to not fully reopen schools, but that did not stop MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell from wondering on her Monday show how the U.S. could morally allow American teenagers to get vaccinated while, on the other side of the world, India is undergoing a COVID crisis.

Mitchell's questioning comes as Pfizer and Moderna are seeking authorization to be able to administer vaccines to everybody over the age of 12, "We're expecting a Pfizer decision on 12-to-15-year-olds. How do we justify that? I know how important it is to families all over America to have their kids vaccinated, especially high school kids before school open, but are we doing enough for India?"