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COVID-19 Updates: June 21, 2022

FDA authorizes Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include children as young as six months old

On June 17, 2022, the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine were authorized for young children, marking a day that any parents, caregivers, and clinicians have been waiting for since the vaccines were originally introduced. The FDA amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to include children as young as months old. There is no preference for the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in this age group.

Table listing updated vaccine requirements based on June 17 FDA EUA

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