FDA au­tho­rizes Pfiz­er, Mod­er­na Covid-19 vac­cines for chil­dren as young as 6 months

More than 18 months af­ter adults were able to start re­ceiv­ing Pfiz­er-BioN­Tech’s and Mod­er­na’s Covid-19 vac­cines, kids as young as six months are on the verge of be­ing able to get in­oc­u­lat­ed against the pan­dem­ic virus.

The FDA au­tho­rized the Pfiz­er-BioN­Tech and Mod­er­na vac­cines Fri­day morn­ing un­der EUA af­ter the agency’s out­side ad­vi­sors unan­i­mous­ly fa­vored (21-0) ad­min­is­ter­ing the shots. Par­ents and care­givers just have to wait for the CDC to sign off be­fore the youngest of Amer­i­ca’s kids can get the vac­cine.

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