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CDC Green Lights Pfizer’s Vaccine for Younger Kids
With the final hurdle cleared, the COVID-19 vaccine could be administered to US children ages 5 through 11 as early as today.
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CDC Green Lights Pfizer’s Vaccine for Younger Kids
CDC Green Lights Pfizer’s Vaccine for Younger Kids

With the final hurdle cleared, the COVID-19 vaccine could be administered to US children ages 5 through 11 as early as today.

With the final hurdle cleared, the COVID-19 vaccine could be administered to US children ages 5 through 11 as early as today.

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pediatric medications

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Catherine Offord | Jul 3, 2018
New documents reveal that Mani Pavuluri had enrolled her sons as controls in a prematurely halted drug trial, a ProPublica investigation finds.
Tricky Trials
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