NYC health official says kids under 18 not yet in line for vaccine

NEW YORK — Children under the age of 18 won’t receive COVID-19 vaccinations in New York City because there has not been enough testing in that age range, the city’s Health Commissioner revealed Friday. Commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi testified to the City Council that neither of the two vaccines expected to arrive in the Big Apple later this month has been “sufficiently tested in children as yet.” Children between the ages of 12 and 18 have enrolled in trials for both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, Chokshi said, adding that the city hasn’t yet seen data from either. “We will certainly be follo…

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