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Young Kids Are Now Vaccine-Eligible. Why Doctors Say Parents Shouldn't Wait

A ten year old child receives the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine for 5-11 year old kids at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut on November 2, 2021. - An expert panel unanimously recommended Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid vaccine for five- to 11-year-olds on November 2, the penultimate step in the process that will allow injections in young children to begin this week in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the top US public health agency, was expected to endorse that recommendation later in the day. (Photo by JOSEPH PREZIOSO / AFP) (Photo by JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images)

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Dr. Emily Landon answers your questions about COVID-19 vaccines for kids

Since the COVID-19 vaccine was recently approved for children ages 5 to 11, some Chicago kids have already gotten the shot. President Biden wants the vaccine available in 20,000 locations by next week.

Reset brings on an infectious disease expert to discuss common parent concerns and answer questions from listeners.

GUEST: Dr. Emily Landon, infectious disease specialist, University of Chicago

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