• Los Angeles Prepares To Vaccinate 12-15 Year Olds As FDA Approval For Teens Nears

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to authorize use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in kids 12 to 15 years old as soon as next week, according to federal officials via the New York Times. Local officials in Los Angeles said Monday that they are getting ready to act once approval is issued. “We...
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  • FDA to Authorize Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine for Those as Young as 12

    FDA to Authorize Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine for Those as Young as 12

    1 month ago - By Who TV

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for youngsters ages 12 to 15 by next week, according to a federal official and a person familiar with the process, setting up shots for many before the beginning of the next school year.
    The announcement is set to come a month after the company found that its shot, which is already authorized for those age 16 and older, also provided protection for the younger group.
    The federal official, speaking on the condition of anonymity to preview the FDA's action, said the agency was expected to...
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  • Report: FDA to authorize Pfizer vaccine for kids 12-15 by early next week

    Report: FDA to authorize Pfizer vaccine for kids 12-15 by early next week

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    Parents of adolescents may soon be able to sleep a little easier: The Food and Drug Administration reportedly plans to authorize use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds by early next week.
    The report emerges from the New York Times , which says it spoke with federal officials familiar with the FDA's plans.
    The move will open up vaccines to millions of Americans and hopefully edge the country closer to reaching herd immunity.
    The Times said the authorization may come as early as late this week. If granted, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's vaccine...
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