CDC Grants Final Approval To Pfizer Vaccine For Kids

CNBC reports:

Children ages 5 to 11 will be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine after the CDC cleared Pfizer’s doses for younger kids Tuesday night, allowing many parents across the U.S. to breathe a sigh of relief.

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, authorized the vaccine hours after a unanimous recommendation by the agency’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Vaccinations for young kids are expected to begin immediately.

Some parents have been counting down the minutes until U.S. regulators clear the shots, so their kids can get back to “normal” in-person learning, sports and other extracurricular activities that were largely put on hold due to the pandemic.

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