COVID-19 vaccines for kids 5 to 11 get final endorsement by CDC

By: - November 2, 2021 6:57 pm
A cropped hand holding a vial of vaccine and syringe

A CDC estimate shared ahead of Tuesday’s vote by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices said that vaccinating 5- to 11-year-olds could reduce infections by 8 percent between now and the end of March. (Getty Images | Javier Zayas Photography)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Ohio Capital Journal. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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