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AAPCA1 Press Release in Support of COVID-19 Vaccination for Children Ages 5-11

Yesterday’s unanimous recommendation by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an important milestone in protecting children and helping to end the COVID-19 pandemic. California Chapter 1 of the American Academy of Pediatrics strongly supports COVID-19 vaccination for children ages 5 to 11.

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