• CDC Signs Off on COVID Boosters in Children Ages 5-11

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    An advisory panel also called for stepped-up efforts to make sure children get their initial vaccines.
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  • Younger Kids 'Should' Get COVID Booster, Says CDC Panel

    Younger Kids 'Should' Get COVID Booster, Says CDC Panel

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    Similar to their older peers, children ages 5 to 11 should get a third dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine , the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices said on Thursday.
    In an 11-1 vote...
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  • CDC committee recommends COVID-19 booster for kids aged 5 to 11 years

    CDC committee recommends COVID-19 booster for kids aged 5 to 11 years

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The CDC's vaccine advisory committee voted Thursday to recommend that children aged 5 to 11 years receive a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
    Members of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted 11-1, with one abstention, to recommend that children in this age group “should” receive a booster shot at least 5 months after the primary two-dose series.
    ACIP chair Grace Lee, MD, professor of pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine and associate chief medical officer for Stanford Children's Health, discussed data that showed the
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  • There is 'no evidence' 5 to 11-year-olds need a booster vaccine, experts say

    There is 'no evidence' 5 to 11-year-olds need a booster vaccine, experts say

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Dr Monica Gandhi, an infectious diseases scientist, said there were no studies showing the extra jab lowered children's risk of symptomatic infection.
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