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Moderna Gives 1st Vaccine Shots To Young Kids As Part Of COVID-19 Study

Researchers hope to learn about the effectiveness of the vaccine for kids ages 6 months to less than 12 years old. Moderna plans to enroll roughly 6,750 children in eight U.S. states and Canada.

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Bill Chappell is a writer and editor on the News Desk in the heart of NPR's newsroom in Washington, D.C.