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Studies Underway To Determine If COVID-19 Vaccines Are Safe For Children Younger Than 12

Right now, only kids 12 and older can get a COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.

Studies underway at multiple sites are gathering data to see if the vaccine can be given to children as young as six months.

NPR’s Joe Palca reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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