CDC committee recommends COVID-19 booster for kids aged 5 to 11 years

The CDC’s vaccine advisory committee voted Thursday to recommend that children aged 5 to 11 years receive a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
Members of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted 11-1, with one abstention, to recommend that children in this age group “should” receive a booster shot at least 5 months after the primary two-dose series.
ACIP chair Grace Lee, MD, professor of pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine and associate chief medical officer for Stanford Children's Health, discussed data that showed the

The CDC’s vaccine advisory committee voted Thursday to recommend that children aged 5 to 11 years receive a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
Members of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted 11-1, with one abstention, to recommend that children in this age group “should” receive a booster shot at least 5 months after the primary two-dose series.
ACIP chair Grace Lee, MD, professor of pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine and associate chief medical officer for Stanford Children’s Health, discussed data that showed the