The White House COVID-19 task force team advised States to get ready with coronavirus vaccination plans for kids as early as the start of the next month.
Federal officials are still waiting for approval from the health regulatory agencies, but still they are ready to distribute approximately 65 million pediatric versions of the Pfizer vaccine. The audio of the conversation between the White House task force team and States is obtained by ABC news.
White House officials further told that they had enough pediatric doses in hand for the 28 million kids between the ages of 5 to 11. Pfizer has already submitted an application to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use approval of its coronavirus vaccine in children between the ages of 5 to 11.
Both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration must agree on the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine is harmless and operative before approving it.
Earlier, the American Academy of Pediatrics said that nearly 6 million kids have been infected with coronavirus, though the infection in kids getting down still the group adds the COVID-19 tested positive rate is extremely high.
Moreover, children do not get rigorously ill with the COVID-19 infection as adults do, but there were around 175,000 cases among children in the week ending September 30.
More than 68 million eligible Americans have not taken any shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, and three out of four adults in the United States have caught at least one dose of the vaccine.