EU approves Pfizer Covid-19 jab for kids aged 5-11

The Pfizer-Biontech coronavirus vaccine has already been cleared for use in people aged 12 and over in the 27-nation European Union. – EPA pic, November 25, 2021.

PFIZER-BIONTECH’S Covid-19 vaccine got the green light for children aged 5 to 11 in Europe today, paving the way for vaccinations in a cohort where the virus is rapidly spreading.

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said a panel of experts “recommended granting an extension of indication for the Covid-19 vaccine Comirnaty to include use in children aged 5 to 11”, using the jab’s brand name.

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