COVID-19 Vaccines Could Be Available to Kids Aged Between 5-11 by Early November: Fauci

COVID-19 Vaccines could be available for children between the ages of 5 and 11 as early as November, top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Sunday. “If all goes well, and we get the regulatory approval, and the recommendation from the CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention], it’s entirely possible, if not very likely, that vaccines will be available for children from 5 to 11 within the first week or two of November,” Fauci told ABC. Pfizer in early October formally asked the FDA to expand the authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine to children aged 5–11. On Friday, the vaccine maker published a study suggesting that smaller doses of its shot are nearly 91 percent effective against symptomatic illness in children ages 5-11. A total of 2,268 children from ages 5 to 11-years-old were included in the trial and received a dose of 10 micrograms, an amount that was one-third of the adult dose. …

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By Kelly Sanchez

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