When Can Kids Receive The COVID-19 Vaccine? : The NPR Politics Podcast Hospitals across the country are nearing capacity as they struggle to treat unvaccinated Americans. Children represent eighteen percent of all new cases, as parents and pediatricians push to get those under twelve access to the vaccine as schools begin to reopen.

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Most Kids Still Can't Get The Vaccine. They Represent 18% Of New Cases.

Most Kids Still Can't Get The Vaccine. They Represent 18% Of New Cases.

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Hospitals across the country are nearing capacity as they struggle to treat unvaccinated Americans. Children represent eighteen percent of all new cases, as parents and pediatricians push to get those under twelve access to the vaccine as schools begin to reopen.

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