Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced on Monday, Oct. 25, preparations being made for the anticipated approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.
The administration is partnering with pediatricians, local health departments, school and other organizations ahead of the expected emergency-use authorization from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Federal Drug Administration (FDA).
Once the Pfizer vaccine is authorized for use in children ages 5 to 11, more than 2,200 locations and providers statewide, including Chicago, are already enrolled to provide the vaccine.
Illinois is expected to receive an initial allotment . . .
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