In an effort to protect young children who aren’t eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced an executive order Friday requiring workers at daycare facilities to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or submit to weekly testing requirements. The mandate applies to more than 55,000 staff members who work at 2,872 licensed daycare facilities statewide. Those who opt not…
Pfizer says the child-sized doses of its COVID-19 vaccine are more than 90% effective in kids 5-11 years old. The Food and Drug Administration will soon review the data and make a recommendation.