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Kids' vaccines are 'a game changer,' experts say—here's what else needs to happen to end the Covid pandemic

Kids’ vaccines are ‘a game changer,’ experts say—here’s what else needs to happen to end the Covid pandemic

For months, the country has been waiting on a pandemic turning point — and it might be here, in the form of kids under age 5 becoming eligible for Covid vaccines. Just don’t expect it to make Covid disappear overnight, experts say. Covid vaccines for small children are “absolutely a game changer for some families,” …

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The 10-year-old’s symptoms passed — but then worse ones set in. Her case shows how little we know about long COVID in kids

The 10-year-old’s symptoms passed — but then worse ones set in. Her case shows how little we know about long COVID in kids

Shyne Staples leaps up and executes a flawless forward roll across a gym mat. She flips into a cartwheel, stands on her hands, then climbs a rope before spinning around a high bar in her San Mateo gymnastics class. Like many 10-year-old girls, Shyne likes flying around the gym, Simone Biles-style. But unlike most of …

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