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Chicago expecting nearly 100,000 kid-sized COVID-19 vaccine doses next week, pending federal approval of Pfizer for 5- to 11-year-olds

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With full emergency authorization potentially days away, the city’s public health commissioner, Dr. Allison Arwady, said in a news conference that the 98,900 pediatric doses of Pfizer scheduled to arrive in Chicago the first week alone will be distributed among more than 125 locations. That is almost half of the city’s population of children ages 5 to 11, which stands at 210,448.

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