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Pfizer vaccine receives emergency use authorization for children ages 12 to 15

On Thursday, 14-year-old Allison received her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at UT Physicians. (Photo credit: Melissa McDonald, UT Physicians).

May 13, 2021

On May 10, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the emergency use authorization (EUA) of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 15 years old. The Texas Health and Human Services department has also given their approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for this age range.







Nurses reflect on the most challenging year of their career

From left to right: Daniel Arellano, PhD, RN; Maja Djukic, PhD, RN; and Kelly Kearney, DNP, RN, reflect on the most challenging year of their careers.

May 7, 2021

Throughout the past year, everyone has faced challenges that have impacted their personal and professional lives due to COVID-19. While many retreated to their homes to stay safe from the virus, others – like nurses – worked the front lines, provided care to their patients via telecommunication, and carried on with research and teaching their nursing students.





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