Experts: Start to get children prepared for COVID-19 vaccine now

Students around Maryland have returned to school and there remain many concerns among parents of children under 12 years old who are not eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Now with news that Pfizer is confident its vaccine will work in younger children, doctors say now is a good time to start talking to your child's pediatrician about it. According to Pfizer, its latest clinical trials show its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and generates a "robust" immune response in children ages 5 to 11. The company used about a third of the dosage used for teens and adults.

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