American Academy of Pediatrics: COVID-19 cases among children spiked 240% from July to September
The American Academy of Pediatrics says COVID-19 cases among children spiked 240% from July to September.
The virus has affected more than 5 million kids since the start of the pandemic.
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To fight this, New Jersey is pouring more money into vaccinating kids over 12.
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker have announced $8 million in CDC funding for child immunization and vaccines.