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FDA has Authorized Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids 5 to 11

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric COVID-19 vaccine for 5 to 11 years old. The agency said that the decision was based on data from a clinical trial showing that this lower-dose vaccine was 90.7 percent effective for preventing the COVID-19 in this age group. In addition, no…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Availability for Children in the US

More than 139 million American population is fully vaccinated, according to the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data. While the majority of adults have received the vaccination, some older teens are now receiving COVID-19 vaccination. Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is available to everyone age 16 and older. To expand the further reach of the vaccine, Pfizer…