Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine works for kids ages 5 to 11

Dr. Gregory Poland, Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group director, discusses the latest on the FDA vote on the COVID vaccine booster shot on ‘The Claman Countdown’ Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon. The vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech already is available for anyone 12 and older. But with kids now back in school and the extra-contagious delta variant causing a huge jump in pediatric infections, many parents are anxiously awaiting vaccinations for their younger children.“Over the past nine months, hundreds of millions of people ages 12 and older from around the world have received our COVID-19 vaccine. We are eager to extend the protection …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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