• FDA Clears Bivalent COVID-19 Boosters for Kids As Young As 6 Months

    2 monthes ago - By Time

    U.S. regulators on Thursday cleared doses of the updated COVID-19 vaccines for children younger than age 5.
    The Food and Drug Administration's decision aims to better protect the littlest kids from severe COVID-19 at a time when children's hospitals already are packed with tots suffering from a variety of respiratory illnesses.
    Omicron-targeted booster shots made by Moderna and rival Pfizer already were open to everyone 5 and older.
    The FDA now has cleared their use in tots starting at age 6 months-but just who is eligible depends on what vaccinations they've already had, and which kind...
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  • F.D.A. Authorizes Updated Covid Shots for Children as Young as 6 Months

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The move broadens access to the reformulated shots, but only a small fraction of the country's youngest children are likely to get one of the new doses in the near future.
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  • FDA authorizes omicron boosters for young children

    FDA authorizes omicron boosters for young children

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    The FDA on Thursday expanded its emergency use authorization of Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech's omicron-targeting bivalent COVID-19 boosters to include children aged as young as 6 months in the United States.
    In October, the agency granted emergency use authorizations for Pfizer's bivalent booster for children aged 5 to 11 years and Moderna's bivalent booster for children aged 6 to 11 years and adolescents aged 12 to 17 years.
    “More children now have the opportunity to update their protection against COVID-19 with a bivalent COVID-19 vaccine, and we encourage
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