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May 12, 2021 9:55 AM

FDA Authorizes Pfizer Vaccine for Ages 12 and Older

(May 12, 2021) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children 12 to 15 years old.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advisory committee is expected to meet tomorrow and is likely to approve this authorization, allowing for the added age group to begin receiving the vaccine.

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