Pfizer and BioNTech said they expect to have COVID vaccine data for kids this quarter. The companies requested FDA authorization for a booster dose in children between the ages of 5 and 11 years old. (MarketWatch

The Food and Drug Administration proposed a “race and ethnicity” category for its expanded access program. It would be listed under the “Clinical Information/Brief Clinical History” field in the form that physicians must fill out for expanded access requests. (Endpoints News)

A behind-the-scenes fight continued over health and safety protocols for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, scheduled for Saturday. Biden administration officials and COVID experts worry the dinner will become another high-profile superspreader event. (The Washington Post)

European health officials said an Omicron-adapted mRNA vaccine won’t be available until the fall at the earliest. “Once we have adapted vaccines, we will ensure that there is quick access and a sufficient quantity that we can make them available when necessary,” said EU health and food safety commissioner Stella Kyriakides. (Fortune)

The World Health Organization and UNICEF said a “perfect storm” of disease is brewing with vaccines delayed. Worldwide measles cases are up nearly 80% so far in 2022 compared with 2021. (CNN)