Biden encourages children 12+ to get vaccinated
15 May 2021 | 4:48 pm
US President Joe Biden encourages children aged 12-15 to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as soon as possible, now that the Food and Drug Administration has authorized the Pfizer shot for their age group.
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