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U.S. FDA authorizes Pfizer's COVID booster shot for young children

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Pfizer requested this EUA at the end of April. Company data showed that a third vaccine dose raised Omicron-fighting antibodies by 36 times. 4,500 children ages 5 through 11 participated in the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine trial.
6 months ago·Washington, United States

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US Authorises Covid Booster Shots for Children Aged 5 to 11 Years

The US Food and Drug Administration authorised children in the 5-11 group to receive the booster in order to provide continued protection against Covid-19, FDA Commissioner Robert Califf said in a statement

6 months ago·India
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U.S. FDA authorizes Pfizer's COVID booster shot for young children

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the use of a booster shot of Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11, the regulator said on Tuesday. The authorization makes everyone in the United States over the age of five eligible for booster doses of the vaccine, although the U.S. Centers for Diseas Control and Prevention still needs to sign off on the

6 months ago·United Kingdom
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U.S. FDA clears Pfizer's COVID booster shot for young children | CBC News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the use of a booster shot of Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11.

6 months ago·Canada
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U.S. FDA authorizes Pfizer's COVID booster shot for young children

The authorisation makes everyone in the United States aged five and above eligible for booster doses of the vaccine

6 months ago·India
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U.S. FDA approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 booster vaccine for kids ages 5-11 - National

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized Tuesday single booster doses of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11.

6 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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FDA Clears COVID Booster Shot For Healthy Kids Ages 5 To 11

(AP) — U.S. regulators on Tuesday authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds, hoping an extra vaccine dose will enhance their protection as infections once again creep upward.Everyone 12 and older already was supposed to get one booster dose for the best protection against the newest coronavirus variants — and some people, including those 50 and older, can choose a second booster.The Food and Drug Administration’s authoriz…

6 months ago·United States
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