Pediatric COVID Vaccine Doses Available for Kids Under 5 in LA County

COVID-19 vaccine doses for children under age 5 became more widely available across Los Angeles County Wednesday following shipping delays that stalled the rollout of the pediatric shots.

Federal authorities approved the doses for kids as young as 6 months over the weekend. The approval applies to vaccines manufactured by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech.

County health officials noted that young children are considered at lower risk of becoming severely ill or dying from COVID, but they said the risk is higher among unvaccinated children. They also contend that unvaccinated children are at higher risk of developing Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children, or MIS-C.

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