Dear FDA, Children Need Your Decision Now

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I remember speaking to my small fifth grade advisory group last winter. In the midst of the most challenging school year ever, I was trying to provide them with some seeds of hope. The vaccine was on the verge of being approved for adults, and I tried to explain they were next. I tried to get them to imagine life after COVID-19 and an approved vaccine for children. I was upbeat and positive. Of course, as a teacher…