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Coronavirus

COVID-19 changed life as most of us knew it. In the Carolinas, thousands of people died as the coronavirus raged through the two states. Schools and businesses were temporarily closed and sweeping health and safety restrictions were put in place. Even more than a year after the first case was reported, things aren't back to normal. Here's the coronavirus news and updates you need to know in the Charlotte region, the Carolinas and beyond.
Pfizer will submit new data to the FDA this week about trials of its vaccine for kids younger than 5 years old. Here, a girl holds her sister's hand as a nurse prepares to administer the COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic in Los Angeles. Kids 5 and older have been eligible for the vaccine since last November.
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Pfizer plans to submit new data to the Food and Drug Administration this week, bringing families with young children one step closer to a long-awaited vaccine.
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The CDC advises wearing masks indoors if hospitals are overloaded and the coronavirus is spreading widely where you live. Find out the level of virus transmission in your county.

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