Coronavirus in Illinois: US opens COVID vaccine to infants, preschoolers
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Production of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5.


The federal government opened COVID-19 vaccinations Saturday to infants, toddlers and preschoolers as young as 6 months old, with shots available starting in the coming week.

Advisers to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the vaccines for the littlest children, and the final signoff came hours later from Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the agency’s director.

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