Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins reported 152 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths on Tuesday.
Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is safe for children as young as 12, and will seek FDA approval next month. Pfizer was made available to children as young as 12 earlier this month. Children represent 14 percent of the nation’s COVID-19 cases, and 316 children have died due to the disease, the Dallas Morning News reports.
There is a free COVID-19 vaccination event taking place in Northwest Dallas at San Juan Diego Catholic Church. Registration is not required, and vaccines are available to anyone 12 and up. Learn more with KERA.
UT Southwestern has a clinic designed for those with long haul COVID-19 cases, as many continue to suffer from the disease months after they are no longer positive. Learn more about the clinics with WFAA.