Insured and uninsured Americans children aged 5-11 can also receive the new bivalent Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 boosters at no cost as long as the federal government continues to purchase and distribute them, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced today. It made a similar announcement after the vaccines were authorized and recommended for older children and adults.

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