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Companies Announce COVID Vaccine Safe for Kids 5 to 11

September 22nd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Pfizer and BioNTech announced this week that their COVID-19 vaccine is safe for kids ages 5 to 11. Since July, pediatric cases of COVID-19 have risen by about 240 percent in the U.S. — underscoring the public health need for vaccination." Dr. Timothy Doran, chief of pediatrics at GBMC, said this announcement is a positive thing for kids under 12 years old and reassures hesitant parents that the vaccine is safe and effective…