Children ages 5 to 11 close to gaining access to COVID vaccine



The Food and Drug Administration says the "overall benefits" of the Pfizer vaccine designed for children between the ages of five and 11 "may outweigh the risks." Meanwhile, nearly 100 million more Americans are now eligible for booster shots. CBS News' Elise Preston reports. Then, Dr. Robert Frenck, director of vaccine research at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, joins CBSN to discuss the new developments. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on CBSNews.com and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the Paramount+ subscription service. Subscribe to the CBS News YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/cbsnews​
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