Children as young as 12 should get Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccines, CDC advisers say

Posted by on January 5, 2022 7:32 pm
Categories: US National Stories

A doctor loads a dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe, on Dec. 2, 2021, at a mobile vaccination clinic in Worcester, Mass.

If the CDC approves the advisory panel’s recommendation, boosters for adolescents age 12-17 could be available as early as this week. The shots should be given five months after initial immunization.

(Image credit: Steven Senne/AP)

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