European Regulators OK Pfizer Vaccine for Children 12-15
The recommendation follows similar decisions by regulators in Canada and the United States.
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BERLIN (AP) — The European Medicines Agency on Friday recommended that the use of the coronavirus vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech be expanded to children ages 12 to 15, a decision that offers younger and less at-risk populations across the continent access to a COVID-19 shot for the first time during the pandemic. Marco Cavaleri, who heads the EMA body that reviewed the vaccine, said the European Union regulator had received the necessary data…