How Vaccinated Kids May Change Our Summer And Fall Plans

Virus Outbreak New Jersey Vaccine
Keidy Ventura, 17, receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in West New York, N.J., Monday, April 19, 2021. Ventura wanted to get the vaccine as soon as possible to protect her multi-generational family that she lives with. New Jersey is opening up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to those 16 or older beginning today; only the Pfizer vaccine is authorized for teenagers younger than 18. Seth Wenig / AP Photo
Virus Outbreak New Jersey Vaccine
Keidy Ventura, 17, receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in West New York, N.J., Monday, April 19, 2021. Ventura wanted to get the vaccine as soon as possible to protect her multi-generational family that she lives with. New Jersey is opening up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to those 16 or older beginning today; only the Pfizer vaccine is authorized for teenagers younger than 18. Seth Wenig / AP Photo

How Vaccinated Kids May Change Our Summer And Fall Plans

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The Food and Drug Administration’s emergency authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for kids aged 12 to 15 was a game-changer for young people and their parents as they make plans for summer and for in-person learning this fall.

Reset checks in with two WBEZ reporters who have had their ears to the ground for reaction since Monday’s announcement.

GUESTS: Becky Vevea, WBEZ city politics reporter

Susie An, WBEZ education reporter