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Pfizer asks FDA to authorize booster shots for kids ages 5 through 11

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Finn Washburn, 9, receives an injection of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in San Jose, Calif., in November. Now the pharmaceutical companies are seeking authorization to give kids a booster dose of the vaccine.

Data show that a third dose can help boost kids’ immunity. Some experts are skeptical that another shot is needed for younger kids.

(Image credit: Noah Berger/AP)

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