The FDA has authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy kids ages 5 to 11. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still must decide whether to formally recommend the booster for this age group.
The CDC’s scientific advisers will be meeting on Thursday, May 19.
U.S. regulators authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds, hoping an extra vaccine dose will enhance their protection as infections once again creep upward. https://t.co/RymtKscw4L
— CBS 13 News (@WGME) May 17, 2022