CDC Guidance On Booster Shots, Vaccines For Kids 5-11 : Consider This from NPR The CDC has now released booster guidance for all three vaccines available in the U.S. — making tens of millions of people eligible for another shot. And on Tuesday, an FDA panel met to review data from Pfizer on their vaccine for children ages 5 - 11.

NPR's Alison Aubrey explains what those data say about the vaccine — and how it might be rolled out.

Pediatrician Dr. Reah Boyd tells NPR how she's talking to parents about vaccinating their young children.

Additional reporting in this episode from NPR's Pien Huang, Rob Stein, and Selena Simmons-Duffin.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

Booster Guidance For All 3 Vaccines; Shots For Kids Weeks Away

Booster Guidance For All 3 Vaccines; Shots For Kids Weeks Away

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The Food And Drug Administration in White Oak, Maryland. An FDA panel met Tuesday to review data from Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 - 11. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption

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The Food And Drug Administration in White Oak, Maryland. An FDA panel met Tuesday to review data from Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 - 11.

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The CDC has now released booster guidance for all three vaccines available in the U.S. — making tens of millions of people eligible for another shot. And on Tuesday, an FDA panel met to review data from Pfizer on their vaccine for children ages 5 - 11.

NPR's Alison Aubrey explains what those data say about the vaccine — and how it might be rolled out.

Pediatrician Dr. Reah Boyd tells NPR how she's talking to parents about vaccinating their young children.

Additional reporting in this episode from NPR's Pien Huang, Rob Stein, and Selena Simmons-Duffin.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brent Baughman, Mano Sundaresan, and Kat Lonsdorf. It was edited by Sarah Handel, Courtney Dorning, Joe Neel, and Fatma Tanis. Engineering help from Neal Rauch. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.