Pfizer's Vaccine for Kids 5 to 6 Months Might Be Available Before March

If there’s one thing parents of young children have been waiting for with bated breath throughout the ups and downs (let’s be real: mostly downs) of the pandemic, it’s word of when we’ll finally have vaccine authorized for their kids aged five years and under — particularly as the Omicron variant has seen a surge in pediatric COVID-19 cases in early 2022. And, per reports from multiple outlets, that day is finally within view as Pfizer-Biotech prepare to submit a request for emergency use authorization for five-and-under their two dose vaccine as early as Tuesday.

“By now they probably have more information on whether the two shots provided any protection at all,” Dr. Bob Wachter, chair of the University of California San Francisco Department of Medicine, told NPR. “It seems likely the third shot will be necessary … but you can’t get shot #3 until you’ve [had] shots 1 and 2.”

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