Pfizer's vaccine to be approved for Children next week


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The US Food and Drug Administration will be approving the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 next week, according to a report on Tuesday.

The vaccine was found to be 100% effective in the age group at the clinical trials. 

As reported by CNN the FDA is currently overviewing the data provided by Pfizer about the vaccine and is set to amend its emergency use criteria from over 16 to over 12.

Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech announced on March 31 its coronavirus vaccine BNT162b2 demonstrated 100% efficacy and robust antibody responses among 12 to 15 years of age in a Phase 3 trial that included 2,260 adolescents.

Publish : 2021-05-04 18:42:00

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