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FDA authorizes COVID-19 vaccines for kids under 5 years old

CDC and FDA clear the way for COVID vaccines for kids under 5

Some 20 million babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are now eligible to be vaccinated for COVID-19, after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky signed off on unanimous votes from her agency’s outside vaccine advisers to recommend shots from Moderna as well as Pfizer and BioNTech for children as young as six …

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Coronavirus Updates: C.D.C. Recommends 2 Covid Vaccines for Very Young Children

Coronavirus Updates: C.D.C. Recommends 2 Covid Vaccines for Very Young Children

Paxton Bowers, 5, receiving a Covid vaccination at Texas Children’s Hospital in November. Credit…Meridith Kohut for The New York Times The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday recommended Covid vaccines for children as young as 6 months, who were among the last Americans to qualify for the shots. Parents should be able to …

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CDC recommends COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5

CDC recommends COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5

U.S. health officials on Saturday recommended COVID-19 vaccines for infants, toddlers and preschoolers — the last group without the shots.The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the decision hours after an advisory panel voted unanimously that vaccines should be made available to children as young as 6 months.“We know millions of …

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CDC endorses coronavirus vaccines for children under 5

CDC endorses coronavirus vaccines for children under 5

Placeholder while article actions load UnlockThis article is free to access. Why? Pediatricians are preparing to administer the nation’s first coronavirus vaccines for children under 5 this week after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off Saturday on giving the shots to as many as 19 million children across the United States. The …

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Live Updates: C.D.C. Panel Meets to Vote on Covid Vaccines for Young Children

Live Updates: C.D.C. Panel Meets to Vote on Covid Vaccines for Young Children

Advisers to the C.D.C. on Saturday voted to recommend Covid vaccines for the youngest children.Credit…Ron Harris/Associated Press Scientific advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began meeting on Saturday to decide whether the benefits of Covid vaccines outweigh the risks for children under 5, one of the last group of Americans to qualify …

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