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Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccinations Surpass 10,000 in Ohio

The CDC and FDA approved the vaccinations last week

More than 10,000 children ages 5 to 11 in Ohio have started the COVID-19 vaccine less than a week after Pfizer's pediatric vaccine was recommended by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported that 10,191 children have received at least one dose the pediatric vaccine as of Monday, Nov. 8. Overall, 6.52 million Ohioans have started the vaccine, accounting for about 55.8 percent of the state's population, including 67.22 percent of adults and 59.31 percent of those 5 and older.

More than 6 million residents, or 51.95 percent, have finished the vaccine. Nearly 63 percent of adults and 55.21 percent of Ohioans 5 and older have completed the inoculation.

Please select this link to read the complete article from ABC 9-Cincinnati. 

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