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Arkansas got new weapon battling the Covid-19 virus, children doses available in northeast Arkansas



Arkansas – As soon as the Covid-19 doses of the vaccines for children aged 5-11 was approved, many parents rushed to get their children vaccinated and keep them as safe as possible.

Now Arkansas parents will also have this chance at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University since they are now offering the COVid-19 vaccine for children at the NYITCOM Medical Clinic.

All individuals ages five and up are eligible to receive the vaccine following a unanimous vote from the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).

The situation with the virus in Arkansas seems to be pretty stable lately, but parents are urged to get their children vaccinated in an effort to push the numbers down even further, especially as we approach the holiday season.

As we already reported multiple times, the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine was approved for children aged 5-11 earlier this month and children will get lower dose of the adult’s dose.

In clinical trials, Pfizer’s vaccine for kids proved highly effective at triggering antibodies to COVID-19, and it showed more than 90% efficacy at blocking symptomatic disease.