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Moderna needs at least 3,000 adolescent volunteers for its COVID-19 vaccine trial. They’re struggling to find them. – USA TODAY

More than 2 million minors were diagnosed with COVID-19 in 2020, and many more probably contracted the disease but were never diagnosed.

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Vaccinologist Dr. Greg Poland discusses what it’s like after your first dosage of COVID-19 vaccine.
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Not enough adolescents are signing up for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine trial, a federal official said this week, potentially delaying vaccine authorization for this age group.
Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration OK’d use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for 16- to 17-year-olds, as well as adults. The companies did not have enough data in younger adolescents to apply for use in…

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