Pfizer Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Protects Younger Teens

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla expressed “the hope of starting to vaccinate this age group before the start of the next school year" in the United States.

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In this Dec. 22, 2020, photo, provided by Richard Chung, his son Caleb Chung receives the first dose of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine or placebo as a trial participant for kids ages 12-15, at Duke University Health System in Durham, N.C. Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12. The announcement Wednesday, March 31, 2021 marks a step toward possibly beginning shots in this age group before the next school year. (Richard Chung via AP)
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