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FDA authorizes 1st COVID-19 shots for infants, preschoolers

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U.S. regulators on Friday authorized the first COVID-19 shots for infants and preschoolers. The FDA also authorized Moderna's vaccine for school-aged children and teens. Pfizer's shots had previously been the only ones available for those ages. Vaccinations could begin as early as Monday or Tuesday. Most jurisdictions except for Florida have pre-ordered doses out of the 10 million total shots that were made available.
6 months ago·Washington, United States

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