On Tuesday evening, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved coronavirus vaccinations for children between the ages of 5 and 11. “We know millions of parents are eager to get their children vaccinated,” CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said in a statement, noting that 28 million kids are now eligible for vaccination.
Although the federal government has already begun the process of delivering doses to states, the Biden administration has said the effort will begin in earnest next week.
Clara Bengle, 6, on her mother’s lap, gets ready for the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine at a vaccination clinic at Rady’s Children’s Hospital in San Diego on Wednesday. (Mike Blake/Reuters)
Childhood vaccinations may
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