FDA Panel Endorses Pfizer Vaccine for Younger Children


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With Tuesday’s FDA committee vote endorsing the use of Pfizer's Covid vaccine in kids over the age of 4, public health officials in California are getting ready to distribute the kid-size doses. It’s looking like children will be able to get their shots in the next couple weeks, as soon as the review process is completed.

Guests: Jessica Nicholson and Maura Fallon McKnight, Parents in Richmond and Humboldt County

In Los Angeles, city employees who don’t get vaccinated by December 18 could lose their jobs. A plan approved Tuesday by the L.A. City Council would also require people who are not vaccinated to undergo regular COVID-19 testing, on their own dime.

Reporter: Jackie Fortier, KPCC

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