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Pediatric vaccination authorized for COVID-19

Author(s): Kendra Mc Millan, MPH, RN

Pediatric vaccination authorized for COVID-19 COVID-19 vaccines are now authorized for children from 5 to 11 years old. In November, after lengthy review of clinical trial data from 4,600 participants age 5 to 11 that indicated 90.7% vaccine efficacy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s)…

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