COVID jabs for kids under 5 coming soon, White House adviser says
Ashish Jha, White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, speaks during a press briefing in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC. - SAUL LOEB/Getty Images North America/TNS

Americans can expect a decision on whether to vaccinate kids younger than 5 in the coming weeks, says the White House’s COVID response coordinator. Experts at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are studying an application by vaccine maker Moderna for jabbing tykes. “My expectation is that as soon as that analysis is done, probably within the next few weeks, we’re going to get that expert outside committee, the (Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee), and then, after that, FDA’s going to make a decision,” Dr. Ashish Jha told ABC’s “This Week.” “So my hope is that it’s g...