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Thursday December 2nd, 2021 11:07PM

AP Health - Children's Health

White House: About 900,000 kids got virus shots in 1st week
About 900,000 kids aged 5-11 will have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in their first week of eligibility, the White House said Wednesday
7:38AM ( 3 weeks ago )
EU regulator evaluating Moderna shot for children ages 5-11
The European Union’s drug regulator says it has started evaluating whether to authorize Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11
5:47AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Autistic Cambodian teen, jailed for online comments, freed
An autistic Cambodian teenager has been released from prison after serving time for posting comments critical of the government on social media in a case that has attracted international attention
3:26AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Feds urge schools to provide COVID-19 shots, info for kids
The Biden administration is encouraging local school districts to host clinics to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to kids and information to parents on the benefits of the shots
6:02PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Cambodian activist decries delayed release of autistic son
A Cambodian activist has denounced a delay in the release of her autistic teenage son, who has been imprisoned for comments critical of the government he made on social media
5:08AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Schools take lead role in promoting vaccines for youngsters
Many elementary schools around the U.S. are preparing to offer COVID-19 shots that educators see as key to keeping students learning in person and making the classroom experience closer to what it once was
8:50AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Nationwide polio eradication campaign starts in Afghanistan
The Taliban-run Afghan public health ministry has announced the start of a four-day nationwide polio vaccination campaign aimed at inoculating children under age 5
5:34AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Infant son of Pete Buttigieg home after hospitalization
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and his husband Chasten are publicly celebrating their adopted baby son's return home after being hospitalized for a health scare
5:32PM ( 3 weeks ago )
More vaccines, fewer mask rules as US keeps fighting COVID
The United States is steadily chipping away at vaccine hesitancy and driving down COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations to the point that schools, governments and corporations are lifting mask restrictions yet again
1:49PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Roll up your sleeves: Kids' turn arrives for COVID-19 shots
Schoolchildren take the spotlight this week as the U.S. enters a new phase in COVID-19 vaccination aimed at curbing deaths, hospitalizations and more than a year of disrupted education
6:08PM ( 4 weeks ago )