FDA authorizes Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized the Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines for use in children as young as six months of age, setting the stage for a government push to make the shots available for the youngest children.

The decision comes less than two days after a panel advising the FDA voted unanimously that the benefits of the vaccines would outweigh any risks for young kids.

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