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Elmo Gets Covid-19 Shot in CDC’s Vaccine Push For Kids

The video comes days after shots became available for children 5 and under. 

Elmo

Elmo

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Elmo got his Covid-19 vaccine. 

Sesame Street’s iconic, perpetually three-year-old Muppet got his Covid-19 shot in a public service announcement released by the Centers for Disease Control and  Prevention on Tuesday. The video comes just days after the vaccinations became available for children five years and younger. The US Food and Drug Administration and CDC authorized the Moderna Inc. and Pfizer Inc.-BioNTech SE shots for use in younger children on June 17 and 18, respectively.