Understanding which children are eligible for COVID-19 booster shots

While children as young as 5 can get the vaccine, not all children are eligible for a booster shot.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QC Life) - We’ve seen a lot of kids getting sick with COVID-19, some of them even ending up in the hospital.

While children as young as 5 can get the vaccine, not all children are eligible for a booster shot.

It can be confusing to know who can get what, so we’re getting some help.

Dr. Sumon Bhowmick, a pediatrician with Novant Health Waverly Pediatrics and Primary Care, joined us to talk boosters for children.

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