Children ages 5 to 11 eligible for vaccine

Oregon children from the ages of 5 to 11 are now eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine after the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup unanimously agreed with the CDC that pediatric doses are safe and effective. 

The workgroup is comprised of scientists across four states and said in a statement on Nov. 3 that “similar to what was seen in adult vaccine trials . . .

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