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What's next for COVID vaccines for US kids under 5?

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

Parents hoping to get their youngest children vaccinated against COVID-19 got some encouraging news Monday.
Pfizer said three small doses of its vaccine offers strong protection to youngsters under 5, according to preliminary data. That news comes a month after Moderna said it would ask regulators to OK its two doses for the youngest kids.
But a few steps remain before the shots are available. Health officials and their expert panels must first decide they are safe enough and provide enough protection to authorize them.
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Pfizer says 3 COVID shots protect children under 5

Pfizer says 3 COVID shots protect children under 5

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Three doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday. Pfizer plans to give the data to U.S. regulators later this week in a step toward letting the littlest kids get the shots.
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