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Kids as Young as 5 Set to Be Vaccinated Within Days as Pediatric Doses Begin Shipping

HeadlineNov 02, 2021

Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention meet today to discuss the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children as young as 5. The FDA has already approved shots for 5- to 11-year-olds, saying the benefits of vaccinations far outweigh the risks to kids. The Biden administration says millions of pediatric vaccine doses have already begun shipping around the country and that inoculations could begin later this week, once CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky gives the final greenlight.

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