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US FDA approves Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines in children under 5 years

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US FDA approves Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines in children under 5 years

Reuters reported that The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved the use of two COVID-19 vaccines for children under five years of age, paving the way for vaccinations. Vaccinate the youngest children in the nation of millions as soon as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approves.

FDA approves PFE.N, BNTX.O COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-Biontech For children 6 months to 4 years old, and Moderna, Inc.’s MRNA.O vaccine for children 6 months to 17 years, the Pfizer vaccine was previously approved for use in the over 5 age group. US federal government data indicates that While many parents in the United States are eager to vaccinate their children. But it is unclear how much the vaccine will be needed to inject.

The Pfizer-Biontech vaccine It was approved by the FDA for children ages 5-11 last October, but only 29% of this age group were fully vaccinated.

A White House official said The coronavirus vaccine will be distributed to under-5s early next week. The CDC still needs to advise on how to get vaccinated first. So we can start a serious vaccination campaign.

Reuters stated that An external advisory panel began meeting Friday to consider recommendations to the CDC on the amount of vaccination for people under five and will vote on Saturday (June 18). d) this and may be followed by the CDC to approve such recommendations.

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