Emmy Rossum’s One-Year-Old Daughter Received COVID-19 Vaccine: ‘An Exciting Day’


Emmy Rossum’s one-year-old daughter received her first dose of the COVID vaccine – a week after the FDA approved emergency use authorization for Modern and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines for children in 6 months and over. (Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Emmy Rossum’s one-year-old daughter received her first COVID shot.

“An exciting day that we have been waiting for a long time!” the angelyne star and Shameless alum, 35, wrote on Instagram on Wednesday. “Our daughter received her first COVID vaccine!”

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The photo showed the child, whose name has not been publicly revealed, sporting a glittering silver bandage while still in the doctor’s office.

Rossum – who shares the child with Mister Robot creator Sam Esmail, 44 – said after giving birth last year that she was pregnant when she got the shot and ‘not only did we have a beautiful, healthy baby girl, but we also just learn that our daughter now has antibodies. In short, stop being an irresponsible idiot and get vaccinated.”

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Last Friday, the FDA unanimously approved emergency use authorization for Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months and older. Prior to this, a COVID vaccine was not permitted for children under 5.

The Pfizer vaccine for young children is a three-shot schedule (the first two given three weeks apart and the last at least two months later) while Moderna is two shots (about four weeks apart) .

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