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NEW VIDEOS EXPAND THE CONVERSATION: Pediatricians Answer Questions about Children and the COVID-19 Vaccines

THE CONVERSATION / LA CONVERSACIÓN expands to address information needs about the COVID-19 vaccines available to children 5 and older and the status of vaccines for younger children. Produced by KFF under its Greater Than COVID public information response, this campaign is presented with the American Academy of Pediatrics. The new videos join the expansive living video library featuring Black and Latinx health care workers answering common questions on the COVID vaccines (available in English and Spanish). YouTube/Google, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest are supporting distribution.

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The share of children ages 5-11 who are vaccinated against COVID-19 in Vermont, the state with the highest vaccination rate among younger children.

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