(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan has preordered COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5 after a Food and Drug Administration panel voted to recommend both Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines for the age group.
According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, the state preordered more than 65,000 vaccine doses — 38,000 Pfizer shots and 27,000 Moderna shots.READ MORE: Tony Hawk Stops In Detroit For Grand Opening Of Chandler Park Skatepark
The FDA and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still have to authorize the vaccine for emergency use.READ MORE: Detroit Police Department To Hold Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Beginning June 28
If authorized, shots could be administered by early next week.MORE NEWS: Ballot Initiative Proposes To Protect Abortions In Michigan
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