Moderna COVID-19 shots now an option for older kids in U.S.

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There's now a 2nd COVID-19 choice for children ages 6 to 17 within the U.S.

The Facilities for Illness Keep an eye on and Prevention on Friday introduced it's recommending Moderna photographs as an choice for school-age children and youths. This staff has been in a position to get photographs made through Pfizer since remaining yr.

CDC units the government's vaccine steering for U.S. medical doctors and their sufferers.

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Ultimate week, the Meals and Drug Management approved the photographs — full-strength doses for kids ages 12 to 17 and half-strength for the ones 6 to 11. The doses are to be given a few month aside. A professional advisory panel this week voted unanimously to suggest that CDC endorse the Moderna photographs, too.

Moderna officers have stated they be expecting to later be offering a booster to all children ages 6 to 17.

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