Dr. Vandana Madhavan, the clinical director of pediatric infectious disease at Mass General Hospital for Children, speaks about the CDC's expected vote on Saturday.
Children as young as six months will be able to get shots from either Pfizer or Moderna after Friday’s FDA approval
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The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID shots will be rolled out for youngsters starting Wednesday at ten different city-run sites across NYC.
The news comes a day after the CDC recommended the use of two different COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 6 months to 4 years old.
Shots will be be available for children from 6 months to 5 years as early as next week.
Now the CDC's vaccine expert panel will review for recommendation to the CDC director.
The FDA is expected to quickly authorize the vaccines for emergency use
Experts says the risks of COVID outweigh the risks of side effects from the vaccine, but say parents who are hesitant should talk to their pediatricians.
Dr. Simone Wildes said COVID-19 vaccines for the youngest children are being prepared for distribution, pending clearance from the CDC.
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