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Despite mask mandates and other COVID-19 prevention procedures, children are still vulnerable to the virus.

FDA authorizes the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11

Ava Cordella '24, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

Starting Nov. 4, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will be available to children 5-11 years of age.  The vaccine will be administered in two dosages. Each dose is a reduced 10 milligrams in comparison...

While Westport is classified as a town in the orange zone, COVID-19 cases in Westport Public Schools remain low.

Westport classified as an orange zone for COVID-19 cases

Meg Enquist ’23, Assistant Business Manager October 24, 2021

Westport was newly classified as an orange zone on Oct. 14, as there were 14 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents, a decline from Westport being in the red zone on Oct. 8 with 17 COVID-19 cases per 100,000...

The FDA is predicted to approve the distribution of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents ages 12 to 15 early next week. Connecticut plans to get vaccines to this age group through the use of school clinics.

FDA set to authorize Pfizer vaccine for ages 12 and above

Claire Redmer '21 May 6, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to authorize distribution  of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to 12 to 15-year-olds during the week of May 10. The vaccine was previously approved...

Connecticut has reported a total of eight cases of the U.K. COVID-19 variant.

U.K. COVID-19 variant detected in Connecticut

Meg Enquist ’23, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

Governor Ned Lamont announced the finding of four additional cases of B.1.1.7, commonly known as the U.K. variant of COVID-19, in Connecticut on Monday, Jan. 25. The statewide total is now at eight cases.  Given...

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