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Pennsylvania’s count of fully vaccinated adults drops by 500,000

It’s unclear exactly how the error occurred.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Centre Volunteers in Medicine vaccinates nearly 2,000 kids ages 5-11 this week

Kids under 12 get one third the dosage in their Pfizer vaccines and will return after three weeks for a second shot.

By Min Xian/WPSU

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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are available for younger children in Pa.

Midstate health systems and pharmacies are set to begin vaccinating children with the lower-dose Pfizer shot as early as this weekend.

By Brett Sholtis

City of Pittsburgh will require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19

According to Mayor Bill Peduto’s executive order, employees who do not have such an exemption and refuse to be vaccinated “will be subject to employment actions, including unpaid administrative leave and/or discipline up to and including termination.”

By Chris Potter/WESA

State employees who get vaccinated to get 5 paid days off

The Wolf administration in an email to employees said the five days of “verification leave” can be used between Dec. 20 and March 31.

By The Associated Press

Mix or match: What do I need to know about vaccine boosters?

Boosters are available to a much broader range of individuals, and that the types of vaccines people can get are more diverse.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

Just 1 in 10 Philly cops reported their vaccination status, but city still says no to stricter vaccine mandate

Officials in Philadelphia have doubled down on their current policy of voluntary compliance.

By Ryan Briggs/WHYY and Nina Feldman/WHYY