Kids line up on the first day of school Sept. 1 outside Margaret Mead Elementary in Sammamish before entering the school. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)
Kids line up on the first day of school Sept. 1 outside Margaret Mead Elementary in Sammamish before entering the school. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)
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More than 300,000 kid-sized Pfizer COVID vaccine doses expected in Washington next week

Thousands of kid-sized Pfizer vaccines are expected to land in Washington next week, just as state officials tally up the number of COVID-19 outbreaks K-12 schools saw at the start of the in-person academic year.

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