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Children as young as 6 months can now receive an updated COVID-19 vaccine

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

Children as young as 6 months are now eligible to receive an updated COVID-19 vaccine.
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FDA authorizes bivalent COVID-19 boosters for children as young as 6 months

FDA authorizes bivalent COVID-19 boosters for children as young as 6 months

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced it has expanded the emergency use authorization for the bivalent COVID-19 booster to include children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years.
WIth this announcement, children older than 6 months who have received the primary two-dose coronavirus vaccines from Moderna are now eligible to receive the bivalent booster specifically designed to protect against omicron subvariants of the virus.
Children who have not yet started on the primary series of Pfizer's original coronavirus vaccines, which is administered in three doses for this...
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FDA greenlights bivalent vaccines for children as young as 6 months old

FDA greenlights bivalent vaccines for children as young as 6 months old

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The FDA on Thursday authorized emergency use of updated bivalent Covid-19 vaccines for children as young as 6 months old. The move to authorize bivalent shots made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna comes as Covid-19 infections in the United States tick up amid the most intense flu season in years. “Parents and caregivers can be assured that the FDA has taken a great deal of care in our review, and we encourage parents of children of any age who are eligible for primary vaccination or a bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster dose to consider seeking vaccination now as it can potentially help...
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FDA Clears Bivalent COVID-19 Boosters for Kids As Young As 6 Months

FDA Clears Bivalent COVID-19 Boosters for Kids As Young As 6 Months

1 month ago   |   By Time

U.S. regulators on Thursday cleared doses of the updated COVID-19 vaccines for children younger than age 5.
The Food and Drug Administration's decision aims to better protect the littlest kids from severe COVID-19 at a time when children's hospitals already are packed with tots suffering from a variety of respiratory illnesses.
Omicron-targeted booster shots made by Moderna and rival Pfizer already were open to everyone 5 and older.
The FDA now has cleared their use in tots starting at age 6 months-but just who is eligible depends on what vaccinations they've already had, and which kind...
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Children as young as 6 months can now receive an updated Covid-19 vaccine

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The FDA has authorized updated Covid-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech for use in children from ages 6 months through 5 years.
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