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COVID-19 vaccines for kids 5-11 are heading to Texas after FDA gives Pfizer shot emergency use authorization

The federal government will now send a first shipment of more than a million doses destined for children in that age group to providers in nearly half of the state's counties.

Nurses check the measurement of Pfizer vaccine in a syringe at a clinic organized by the Travis County Mobile Vaccine Collaborative at Rodriguez Elementary School on July 28, 2021.

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