CDC advisory panel recommends COVID-19 vaccines for kids ages 5–11

CDC advisory panel recommends COVID-19 vaccines for kids ages 5–11

Vaccine advisors for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted Tuesday that children ages 5–11 should get COVID-19 vaccines.The vote comes after a special federal advisory committee met to debate the issue. A final say on the matter is expected from CDC Director Dro. Rochelle Walensky. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized emergency use for kid doses, which are about one-third of the dose given to adolescents and adults. The vaccine is already approved for emergency use in children 12–15 years old.COVID-19 VACCINE FOR CHILDREN HAS BEEN PACKED AND SHIPPEDTuesday’s move means that as many as 28 million more children could be eligible for vaccinations as soon as this week. Only Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines are …

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