Pfizer says 3 COVID shots protect children under 5

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Pfizer says three small doses of its COVID vaccine protect kids under 5 and it plans to give that data to U.S. regulators this week It's the latest step towards letting the littlest kids get the shots The 18 million tops under 5 are the only group in the U.S. not yet eligible for the COVID vaccine The FDA has already begun evaluating data from rival Moderna That company hopes to offer two kids a shot by the summer the FDA has set tentative dates next month for its scientific advisers to publicly debate data from Pfizer and Moderna while COVID generally is not as dangerous to youngsters as to adults some children to become severely ill or even die I'm Julie Walker

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