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The Biden administration, anticipating a green light, has already begun packing and shipping vaccine doses for kids. Earlier this week, an FDA advisory panel unanimously recommended (including one abstention) that kids aged 5-11 get the low-dose version of Pfizer’s vaccine . Now, the FDA has authorized the vaccine for that age group . Almost one month ago, Pfizer sent data tot he FDA in order to get approval for vaccines among children 5 to 11 . Last month, Pfizer and BioNTech announced that they were planning to ask regulators for approval to administer vaccines to children older than five . If granted, that should help reduce the risk COVID poses to school children. According to the WHO, COVID will continue to mutate––just as the flu does––and it’s therefore going to be here to stay . Moderna is actually developing a single-dose booster shot that will cover both the flue and COVID . The US has hit a new COVID milestones: 40 million cases . And the Delta variant is only just warming up––the former commissioner of the FDA has said that we haven’t seen the real Delta surge yet. It will come, he suggests, after Labor Day travelers spread the variant . There’s no end to the COVID surge in sight, but Tennessee is already running out of hospital space . Hospitals in high-COVID areas, especially the South, are running out of oxygen . For example, sixty-eight Florida hospitals are running out of oxygen––they have only two days left […]