Elmo, the perpetually 3-year-old red monster on Sesame Street, received his pediatric Covid-19 vaccine this morning, although his father had lots of questions if it was safe or not:

Elmo later tweeted, “Elmo’s doctor said the vaccine would help keep Elmo healthy, and all of Elmo’s friends and family too!”:

But an unvaccinated Elmo has been seen quite frequently without a mask on. For shame, Sesame Street!

And, we’ll note, Sesame Street told parents back in August 2021 that getting adults vaccinated would allow their kids to return to normal, which seems to have been lost on some policy leaders in New York City:

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