Ivey expands vaccine eligibility

MONTGOMERY - Gov. Kay Ivey announced that Alabama is expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to include individuals age 12 and older, effective immediately.
This was announced
during an address on Thursday, May 13, in Montgomery.

On Monday, May 9, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer- BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in adolescents with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices giving recommendations Wednesday and the CDC giving its final approval on Wednesday, May 11.

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