COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) held a briefing to update Ohioans on the status of COVID-19 in the state, the department announced in a news release.
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ODH Medical Director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff was joined by Dr. Michael Forbes of Akron Children’s Hospital and Dr. Grant Paulsen of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
This briefing comes after a government advisory panel has endorsed a second brand of COVID-19 vaccine for school-age children and teens.
The expert panel agreed Tuesday that the vaccine made by Moderna is safe and effective enough to give to U.S. kids ages 6 to 17.
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