• CDC advisory committee recommends Covid boosters for kids ages 5 to 11

    1 month ago - By STAT

    A key vaccine advisory panel voted Thursday to recommend that children between the ages of 5 and 11 should be offered a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at least five months after they received their second dose.
    The recommendation is not binding, and the final decision rests with Rochelle Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. It would be unusual, however, for Walensky to overrule the recommendation.
    The panel, known as the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, did not debate not making the vaccine booster available to children in...
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