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When Will Kids Get COVID Vaccines?

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As adults around the world scramble to get vaccinated against COVID-19, pharmaceutical companies are turning their attention toward one-quarter of the population that still has no available shots: kids.

Several pharmaceutical companies are doing clinical trials in adolescents or young children. Pfizer was already testing its vaccine in kids aged 12 to 15. Moderna has been testing its vaccine in those aged 12 to 17. And this month both companies began trials in children aged six months to 11 years. Johnson & Johnson recently described plans to test its vaccine in young children and ...