Rhode Island announced that it is expecting a shipment of 9,900 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5 to 11 years old on Wednesday, just hours after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended vaccination for children in this age group with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine.Some parents were already able to secure appointments for their kids in the state, as 900 doses of the vaccine for children have arrived in Rhode Island so far. As many as 10,000 more doses are expected in the coming days.
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