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COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Begin For Kids As Young As 6 Months

Children as young as six months old are now receiving shots as part of the pediatric vaccine trials for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus vaccines.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Dr. Yvonne Maldonado who is leading a pediatric vaccine trial at Stanford University.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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