Shots for Kids Get Closer, US Strategy Evolves, and More News

Catch up on the most important updates from this week.

Shots for kids near approval, more vaccine mandates go into effect, and US pandemic strategy evolves. Here’s what you should know:

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Pfizer and BioNTech ask the FDA to approve shots for younger kids

Yesterday Pfizer-BioNTech asked the FDA to issue an emergency use authorization for its vaccine in kids ages 5 to 11. The drugmakers are submitting relevant data, including information on how it will formulate the two pediatric doses, which are each one-third of those given to adults. The agency is

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