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Why vaccine approval for the youngest is so slow

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The state’s COVID-19 positivity rate is once again approaching the five percent mark. Some young parents in Baltimore City will get $1000 a month under a Guaranteed Income Pilot program. Dr. Leana Wen talks more about the Moderna COVID vaccine for young children, where other pharmaceutical companies are in their efforts, and the rise in severe hepatitis cases among young children worldwide.

Sarah Y. Kim is WYPR’s health and housing reporter. Kim is WYPR's Report for America corps member, and Anthony Brandon Fellow. Kim joined WYPR as a 2020-2021 corps member for Report for America, an initiative of The GroundTruth Project that pairs young journalists with local newsrooms. Now in her second year as an RFA corps member, Kim is based in Baltimore City.