Preparing to Vaccinate Kids Against COVID

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The White House is preparing to vaccinate children ages 5 to 11 against COVID erstwhile the shots are approved.

The countdown is astir connected for children to get vaccinated.  

The White House says kids aged 5-11 are weeks distant from getting the COVID-19 vaccine. 

The shots could beryllium shipped arsenic soon arsenic November 2 and children volition beryllium capable to get the jab astatine the pediatrician’s office, their pharmacy and perchance their school.  

RJ Proy says he’s getting his six twelvemonth aged vaccinated arsenic soon arsenic it’s imaginable aft a caller COVID scare. 

Proy says his lad - who was 4 erstwhile the pandemic began - needs to larn a beingness that's not nether the shadiness of this virus.  

“I'm going to beryllium much comfy taking him places, conscionable going retired and experiencing things with him erstwhile I cognize he, my woman and I country each vaccinated," Proy said.

But not each parents consciousness that way. Many are inactive weapon shy. Some accidental there’s inactive much probe that needs to beryllium done earlier they marque a last decision. 

The medication is banking connected parents to travel astir - if they person not yet already. They’ve already ordered 65 cardinal doses and signed up much than 25,000 providers to administer the vaccine.  

For present though, determination won’t beryllium a request successful astir places for kids to get the jab. California is the lone authorities to mandate vaccines successful children for school. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday helium has nary plans to bash that during the remainder of his clip successful office.