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FDA panel recommends approval of the Pfizer vaccine for kids ages 5-11. Here's what that means for Texans.

The move opens the door to emergency use approval by the FDA. In Texas, about 2.9 million children would be newly eligible if that happens.

A woman receives a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic held in partnership between the Central Texas Food Bank and the University of Texas in Austin on July 21, 2021.

What happened today

The details — cost, safety, effectiveness, dosage

Where to find it

Will schools be involved as vaccination sites?

How high is the risk of young children catching COVID-19?

Why it matters — even if you don’t have kids

Will parents get their kids vaccinated?

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