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Learn about the latest updates about the COVID-19 vaccines and see the latest in our #ForksUpSleevesUp social media gallery, where members of the ASU community share photos after they get their vaccination. Want to be included? Make sure to use the hashtag when you post.

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CDC recommends Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 through 11

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending all children ages 5–11 get a low-dose COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer-BioNTech.

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CDC expands booster rollout, OKs mixing shots

Millions more Americans can get a COVID-19 booster and choose a different company’s vaccine for that next shot, federal health officials said.

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What does full approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine mean?

It means Pfizer’s shot has now undergone the same rigorous testing and regulatory review as dozens of other long-established vaccines.

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US regulators give full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

The U.S. gave full approval to Pfizer’s vaccine, which could boost public confidence and spur more groups to make vaccinations mandatory.

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US health officials call for booster shots against COVID-19

U.S. officials announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant.

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Waiting to get vaccinated? We won't shame you. But please hear this good news

We just want to tell you that the news about the COVID-19 vaccine is not just good, it’s great.

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