(CBS DETROIT) – Eligibility to receive a COVID-19 vaccine may soon be expanding.

Pfizer is expected to seek approval for its vaccine for children as young as five within the next couple of weeks.

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In an interview with Der Spiegel, a German News outlet, BioNTech’s co-founder, Ozlem Tureci says they want the green light for children between the ages of five and 11.

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The vaccine would be the same as the one used for adults; however, the dose would be lower.

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