Merriam-Webster chooses vaccine as the 2021 word of the year

Merriam-Webster chooses vaccine as the 2021 word of the year

November 29, 2021 | With an expanded definition to reflect the times, Merriam-Webster has declared an omnipresent truth as its 2021 word of the year: vaccine. “This was a word that was extremely high in our data every single day in 2021,” Peter Sokolowski, Merriam-Webster’s editor-at-large, told The Associated Press ahead of Monday’s announcement.

Tampa Bay area pediatricians are ready to administer Pfizer COVID vaccine for kids 5-11

Tampa Bay area pediatricians are ready to administer Pfizer COVID vaccine for kids 5-11

“November 3, 2021 | Doctor offices in the Tampa Bay area explained they have the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11 years old. And, after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave the authorization to use them, they are ready to administer the vaccine to hundreds of kids.
Dr. Nancy Silva who runs Small World Pediatrics in Wesley Chapel said her office has a waitlist of children wanting the vaccine. With the CDC authorization, she says her office can now begin administering around 100 vaccines a week. “

How to get your kid vaccinated in Tampa Bay

How to get your kid vaccinated in Tampa Bay

“November 5, 2021 | Children ages 5 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday authorized Pfizer-BioNTech’s low-dose COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 through 11. The low dosage is said to minimize the vaccine’s side effects, but still produce strong immunity. “