US CDC backs COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11

The director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday backed broad use of Pfizer‘s and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5 to 11, clearing the way for shots to go into young arms as soon as Wednesday. The announcement comes hours after the advisers to the US CDC unanimously supported the move, saying the benefits of the vaccine outweigh the … Continue reading US CDC backs COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11