Northwestern Medicine’s chief medical officer shares advice on getting kids vaccinated

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Matthew Yip, 8, waits in line to receive a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in San Jose, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021. The U.S. entered a new phase Wednesday in its COVID-19 vaccination campaign, with shots now available to millions of elementary-age children. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Dr. Jim Adams, Chief Medical Officer of Northwestern Medicine, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to discuss a serious flu outbreak on University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus, Pfizer’s push for FDA approval of a pill to treat COVID, and answer questions about booster shots & flu shots for kids.

“Better knowledge means better health for you and your family. Turn to Northwestern Medicine at nm.org/healthbeatnews for health tips, research and more.”

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