U.S. COVID vaccine rollout for young children will pick up pace

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(Reuters) – The rollout in the United States this week of COVID vaccines for children as young as six months is likely to start slowly, and then pick up in the coming days, according to White House COVID-19 response coordinator Ashish Jha. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized Moderna Inc’s shot for children aged six months to five years, and Pfizer-BioNTech’s, vaccine for children aged six months to four years. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday recommended the shots, allowing the rollout to begin. While many parents in the United States are e…

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