• The FDA authorized COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer for use in kids as young as 6 months old on Friday.
  • The vaccines still need to be recommended by the CDC in order to move into arms of babies and little kids. 
  • The CDC is expected to sign off this weekend, setting up shots to become available next week.

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized Pfizer and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines for use in children as young as six months old.

The vaccines will be available for young kids once the CDC recommends them, which will likely happen this weekend. The White House has said it's already preparing "for the first vaccinations to start as early as the week of June 20th."

Vaccines for children older than five years have been available for months now, leaving parents with babies and toddlers waiting for this approval. 

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