(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan has preordered COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5 after a Food and Drug Administration panel voted to recommend both Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines for the age group.
According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, the state preordered more than 65,000 vaccine doses — 38,000 Pfizer shots and 27,000 Moderna shots.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 20 Million Lives In First Year, Study Says
The FDA and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still have to authorize the vaccine for emergency use.READ MORE: Michigan Ballot Initiative Aims To Protect Abortion Rights
If authorized, shots could be administered by early next week.MORE NEWS: AG Nessel Says Abortions Are Still Legal In Michigan
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