NJ Spotlight News

COVID vaccinations lag in kids, clinical trials to expand

Clip: 07/27/2021 | 3m 57s | Video has closed captioning.

With a few weeks until the start of in-person schooling in New Jersey, health experts say that vaccinations are critical for young people, who are on average 9% behind on their regularly scheduled shots. Of eligible children ages 12 and up, 44% have received a COVID-19 vaccine. The FDA recommends expanding clinical trials for Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for children between ages 5 and 11.

Aired: 07/27/21

Rating: NR

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