CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine for Pediatric Ages 5-11

CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., followed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that children ages 5 to 11 years old be vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine. 

What this Means—Recommendation applies to about 28 million children in the United States in this age group

When—as soon as possible. 

https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/s1102-PediatricCOVID-19Vaccine.html

Risk—Direct Link

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html#Children