White House plans speedy delivery to states of COVID vaccine for littlest kids

Approval of specially formulated vaccine would make 18 million young children eligible for first time since the pandemic began two years ago

By: - February 2, 2022 5:45 pm
Dr. Laurel Desnick, county health officer in Park County, Montana, administers a covid vaccine to a senior at Park High School.

Dr. Laurel Desnick, county health officer in Park County, Montana, administers a COVID-19 vaccine to a senior at Park High School. (Courtesy of Greg Coleman)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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