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Moderna says its low-dose COVID shot works for kids 6 to 11

Moderna says its low-dose COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP…

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FDA says Pfizer COVID vaccine looks effective for young kids

Federal scientists say kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections among elementary school children…

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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kids

Pfizer says kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine are safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing infections in elementary school…

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White House details plans to vaccinate 28M children age 5-11

Kids aged 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician’s office, local pharmacy…

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Taliban agree to new polio vaccination across Afghanistan

ISTANBUL, Turkey — U.N. agencies are gearing up to vaccinate all of Afghanistan’s children under 5 against polio for the…

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The Latest: Australian state reports daily virus case record

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s Victoria state on Friday reported a record of 1,838 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths. The…

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US health experts urge flu shots to avoid ‘twindemic’

The U.S. is gearing up in case of a bad flu season on top of the continuing COVID-19 crisis By…

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What to expect as US weighs COVID shots for younger kids

It could take U.S. regulators a few weeks to decide whether to clear COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to…

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Pfizer asks US to allow COVID shots for kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer is asking the U.S. government to allow use of its COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5 to 11 By…

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UN experts say malaria shot should be used in Africa

The World Health Organization has recommended that the world’s first malaria vaccine be given to children across Africa, in a…

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