Colorado Springs, Colorado 2021-09-20 06:59:31 –
Pfizer and BioNTech said Monday in a late trial of the COVID-19 vaccine in children, showing that children aged 5 to 11 had been given safe and effective injections.
This result represents an important step for the vaccine to be approved in younger school-age children.
inside that Press releasePfizer said that children who received low-dose injections in the Phase 2/3 trial developed antibodies that fight the virus as well as adults who received two typical injections of the vaccine.
Dr. Uğur Shahin, co-founder and CEO of BioNTech, said: “Safety profiles and immunogenicity data for children aged 5 to 11 years vaccinated at low doses are consistent with those observed with our vaccine in other older populations at high doses. “
The Pfizer vaccine is already fully approved in the United States for all people over the age of 12.
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