By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5 could be available by June 21, according to the White House. Pfizer has submitted its application for emergency use authorization for its vaccine for children 6 months to 5 years old.

Preliminary data shows it is more than 80% effective.

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Moderna has already submitted data for its vaccine.

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An FDA advisory panel is scheduled to meet on June 14 to consider both versions.

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If it authorizes either or both, the CDC would have to sign off.