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WATCH: American Academy Of Pediatrics Urges FDA To Approve COVID Vaccines For Children Under 12

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — As the U.S. continues inoculating adults and adolescents, questions remain about vaccinating the 48 million kids under the age of 12.

With the delta variant raging, almost five times as many children are being hospitalized for COVID-19.

The American Academy of Pediatrics has called on the FDA to pick up the pace.

NewsHour’s William Brangham discusses with Dr. Lee Beers, president of the academy.