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

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

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

The CDC made it official on Tuesday: kids 5 - 11 are now eligible to receive Pfizer’s COVID-19 pediatric vaccine. Within hours, some of the first shots were administered in Hartford, Connecticut.

Jenny Brundin of Colorado Public Radio spoke to parents and kids in Denver about getting a shot. While some are eager, others want to ‘wait and see.’

NPR’s Allison Aubrey and Selena Simmons-Duffin wrote about why pediatricians say it’s better not to wait. Read their piece: Some parents want to wait to vaccinate their kids. Here’s why doctors say do it now.

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