- Initial trials of the COVID-19 vaccines were conducted only in adults
- Moderna is testing its vaccine in adolescents and younger children
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Young people between 12 and 15 years old may soon be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said vaccines for 12- to 15-year-olds likely will be approved by the Food and Drug Administration in “days.” The vaccines have been authorized for use only in adults and older teens. The FDA authorization would allow the Pfizer-BioNTech shots to be given to 12- to 15-year-olds for the first time, once the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also signs off.
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With Biden’s ramp-up announcement and this news, people are searching how to get kids vaccinated and what it means for Floridians. Here are things to know about getting an appointment and what vaccines are available. Please note, this file may be updated with more information.
Who is eligible to get the COVID vaccine?
As of May 6, all Florida residents and persons providing goods and…