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When Will a COVID-19 Vaccine Be Available for Kids?

With weeks before the start of a new school year and the continued spread of the delta variant, parents are left wondering how to best protect their children from COVID-19. The FDA has granted vaccine emergency approvals for those 12 and older, but many others are unprotected. Reports suggest a drug could become available by midwinter. Learn why developing a vaccine for kids can be complicated.

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    Covid vaccines for kids under 12 expected midwinter, FDA official says

    Covid vaccines for kids under 12 expected midwinter, FDA official says

    When will Covid-19 vaccines for children under age 12 be available? Best-case scenario is mid-winter, the FDA said. The FDA hopes to move quickly to approval of vaccines after EUA. After emergency use authorization, the agency hopes to move quickly to full approval. Emergency authorization for …

    Why a Covid-19 vaccine isn’t available for kids yet

    Why a Covid-19 vaccine isn’t available for kids yet

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    CNN - John Bonifield

    CNN — Americans 12 and older can get a Covid-19 vaccine, but younger children are still waiting. With many schools across the United States now just weeks from reopening for the fall semester, pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna are still doing clinical trials to see how coronavirus vaccines …

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