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.READ MORE: Viewing Underway For Fallen Firefighter Lt. Sean Williamson In South Philadelphia: 'It's A Terrible Tragedy'
Moderna has already submitted data for its vaccine.READ MORE: Phillies' Bryce Harper Out Indefinitely With Broken Thumb After Being Hit By Pitch In 4-2 Win Over Padres
An FDA advisory panel is scheduled to meet on June 14 to consider both versions.MORE NEWS: South Philadelphia Shooting Leaves 2 Men Injured: Police
If it authorizes either or both, the CDC would have to sign off.