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With only 12% of NC kids vaccinated, shots are slowing, sitting on shelves

Only about 12% of children eligible for the vaccine in North Carolina have been vaccinated
Only about 12% of children eligible for the vaccine in North Carolina have been vaccinated(KWTX)
Published: Nov. 24, 2021 at 9:55 PM EST
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RALEIGH, N.C. (WRAL) - While many parents breathed a sigh of relief when a version of the Pfizer vaccine was authorized to protect their youngsters, others have taken a more cautious approach. That leaves hundreds of thousands of children at risk and shots sitting on shelves.

While many parents breathed a sigh of relief when a version of the vaccine was authorized to protect their youngsters, others have taken a more cautious approach. That leaves hundreds of thousands of children at risk and shots sitting on shelves.

These cases accounted for about a quarter of the country’s caseload for the week, the statement said.

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