County Set to Administer COVID Vaccines to Kids Under 5


Los Angeles County health officials could begin offering COVID-19 vaccines to children as young as 6 months old as soon as Tuesday, now that federal officials have approved the shots for children under age 5.

A panel of advisers for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention unanimously approved giving COVID-19 vaccines to children as young as 6 months old on Saturday. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky signed off on the decision later in the day.

The approval applies to vaccines manufactured by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech.



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