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FDA greenlights emergency use of COVID vaccines for kids under 5

By: - June 17, 2022 9:49 am
Syringes of COVID-19 vaccinations are filled during MU Health Care's vaccination clinic.

Syringes of COVID-19 vaccinations are filled during a 2021 clinic sponsored by MU Health Care. The FDA has approved emergency use of two vaccines in children under 5. (Photo by Justin Kelley/MU Health Care)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.