Roundup: EMA approves Pfizer jab for children aged 5-11

The European Medicines Agency on Thursday approved the use of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in children aged 5-11.

The vaccination, which contains a lower dose than the one used on 12 year olds, will consist of two jabs administered three weeks apart.

“The benefits of Comirnaty in children aged 5 to 11 outweigh the risks, particularly in those with conditions that increase the risk of severe Covid-19,” the health authority said in a statement.


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