CDC advisory panel greenlights booster shots for children ages 5 to 11
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's independent advisory committee has given the green light for Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 booster shots to be given to children ages 5 to 11 years old, paving the way for parents to get their children boosted as early as Friday morning.
The panel voted 11-1-1 in favor of approval. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is expected to make the final signoff to recommend the shots shortly.
"We have the tools we need to protect these people from severe disease, and to prevent any more tragic...