Is this a different vaccine and what is the dosage?

The COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 contains a smaller amount of the same mRNA material that has been given safely to millions of youth since it was authorized for ages 16 and up last December and for ages 12 and up in May.

The dosage of Pfizer's ages 5 to 11 vaccine is in two, 10-micrograms (mcg) doses administered 21 days apart. This dosage is one-third of the adolescent and adult dose of two, 30-mcg doses.

The clinical trials demonstrated a robust antibody response and favorable safety outcomes in kids ages 5 to 11 who received the two-dose regimen.

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1. Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for children?
2. Where and how will the youth vaccine be administered?
3. Is this a different vaccine and what is the dosage?
4. Will younger kids experience the same symptoms as adolescents and adults?
5. Why is it important to get kids vaccinated?
6. What is the state doing to ensure equitable distribution for the safe delivery of vaccines for children ages 5 to 11?
7. How do I get my child vaccinated?
8. If my child already had COVID-19, do they still need to get the vaccine?
9. Where can I find more information?