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Cuba begins vaccinating children as young as 2

Cuba on Thursday began a massive COVID-19 vaccination campaign for children between the ages of 2 and 10, becoming one of the first nations to do so. Health officials here say Cuba's homegrown vaccines have been found safe to give to young children.

A mother holds her daughter who is injected with a dose of the Soberana-02 COVID-19 vaccine, in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Woman sues for right to freeze her eggs in Beijing

After almost two years, an unmarried woman suing for the right to freeze her eggs in Beijing is getting her case heard in court Friday in a rare legal challenge against the country's restrictions on unmarried women in reproductive health.

Teresa Xu speaks to journalists before a court session at the Chaoyang People's Court in Beijing, China, Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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When will children under 12 be vaccinated against COVID-19?

With Canada hitting several COVID-19 vaccination milestones and clinical trials underway testing the efficacy and safety of COVID-19 vaccines in children under 12 years of age, the question remains: when will all children become eligible to be vaccinated?