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Vaccines for Younger Children Could be Available Next Week

June 17th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The U.S. has taken another step toward making children younger than five years old eligible for COVID vaccinations. Advisors to the FDA this week unanimously voted to recommend authorization of Pfizer and Moderna’s vaccines for kids aged six months to under five years. It’s a critical move for the youngest Americans, numbering around 18 million total, who until now have not been able to be inoculated. Maryland’s Deputy Secretary of Health Dr. Jinlene Chan said the shots could be available in the state as soon as Tuesday…