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Canada OKs Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster dose for 5 to 11 year olds

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Health Canada has authorized a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children between five and 11 years old. The National Advisory Committee on Immunization recommends children with underlying health conditions should be offered a booster no earlier than six months after their second dose. "This booster dose provides a great option to restore protection for this age group," chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says.
1 month ago·Ottawa, Canada

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Canada OKs Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster dose for 5 to 11 year olds

Canada's health ministry said on Friday it had authorized the use of Pfizer Inc's and BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine as a booster for children five to 11 years old.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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Health Canada approves COVID-19 booster dose for kids 5 to 11

Health Canada has approved Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose for children aged five to 11.

1 month ago·Canada
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Pfizer booster dose approved for kids between 5 and 11 years old

Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says Health Canada is authorizing a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children between five and 11 years old.

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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Health Canada approves 1st COVID-19 booster for kids 5-11 - National

Health Canada said on Friday it had authorized Pfizer's COVID-19 shot for children aged five to 11 years at least six months after completing their second dose. 

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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Canada approves 1st COVID-19 booster for kids 5-11

OTTAWA, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- Canada's drug regulator announced Friday it has authorized Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine for use as a booster dose in children aged 5 to 11 years. Read full story

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Canada OKs Pfizer COVID-19 booster for kids 5-11, sees monkeypox cases slow

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1 month ago·Singapore
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