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FDA paves way for Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations in young kids

By Matthew Perrone and Lauran Neergaard

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday paved the way for children ages 5 to 11 to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. The FDA cleared kid-size doses — just a third of the amount given to teens and adults — for emergency use, and up to 28 million more American children could be eligible for vaccinations as early as next week.