States have placed orders of COVID-19 vaccine for children – White House

FILE PHOTO: White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients delivers remarks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 13, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – States have placed initial orders of COVID-19 vaccines for children and millions of doses will be shipped immediately as soon as U.S. health regulators authorize their use, the White House said on Wednesday.

“The bottom line is that we will be ready immediately following FDA and CDC decisions so that parents can get their kids vaccinated quickly, easily and conveniently,” White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Jeff Zients told reporters.

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