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Pfizer booster for 5-11-year-olds available soon

The Porcupine Health Unit expects to have the Pfizer bivalent booster shot against COVID-19 available next Friday for five-to-eleven-year-olds.

It was recently approved by Health Canada.

A bivalent vaccine targets the original COVID-19 virus and the Omicron variant.

Kids in that age group should have had their first two doses six months ago.  And PHU encourages getting a flu shot at the same time.

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