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Hogan: Maryland ready to give COVID-19 vaccine to kids once FDA gives approval

12 days ago   |   By WBALTV

When federal officials approve an emergency use authorization to use the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 12 to 15, Maryland will be ready.
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Biden: US ‘ready to move immediately' when Pfizer vax approved for teens

Biden: US ‘ready to move immediately' when Pfizer vax approved for teens

12 days ago   |   By New York Post

President Joe Biden announced that the United States is prepared for when the FDA approves the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 years old.
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Biden launches plan to vaccinate kids 12-15, directs pharmacies to offer walk-in shots

Biden launches plan to vaccinate kids 12-15, directs pharmacies to offer walk-in shots

12 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

President Biden on Tuesday announced a plan to get kids aged 12 to 15 vaccinated as soon as possible if the FDA authorizes the Pfizer vax for younger ages.
Biden also said his administration's new goal is for 70% of the U.S. adult population to have one vaccine shot and 160 million U.S. adults to be fully vaccinated by July 4.
The administration's new efforts to get people vaccinated will include directing tens of thousands of pharmacies to offer walk-in appointments, and to encourage all states to offer walk-in options at state vax sites. This announcement came a day after Massachusetts...
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Pfizer Says FDA Will Soon Authorize COVID-19 Vaccine For 12-15 Age Group

12 days ago   |   By NPR

The company said in late March that clinical trials showed the vaccine elicits "100% efficacy and robust antibody responses" in adolescents.
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New death row law: electric chair or firing squad?

New death row law: electric chair or firing squad?

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Thousands Of People Are Dying - From Working Long Hours, A New WHO Study Finds

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Andover High School welcomes students back to full-time in-person learning

Andover High School welcomes students back to full-time in-person learning

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All remaining COVID-19 restrictions being lifted May 29

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