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"Two Million California Kids are now Eligible for COVID Vaccine. How Many Will get it?"

The Los Angeles Times interviewed Dr. Robert Kim-Farley, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and community health sciences, about the recent decision by federal health officials to authorize children as young as six months to receive either the Moderna or the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022
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Jonah Stein exited the vaccination clinic in his father’s arms Tuesday afternoon, proud to show off his Band-Aid.

This “little booboo,” as the 2-year-old put it, was a long time coming. It marked the spot where he received his first dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine — much to the relief of his parents, who also have a 3-week-old at home.

“We’ll have a greater level of comfort going out and doing things and knowing when [Jonah is] at daycare, he’ll be less likely to catch it and bring it home to his brother,” father Nathan Stein, who works as a cardiologist, said outside Clinica Medica Fatima in downtown Los Angeles.

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