According to the news of Politico, Frank D’Amelio, finance director of Pzifer company, said in a statement that Pfizer and BioNTech companies will receive approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to give the COVID-19 vaccine to children aged 6 months and 5 years in November. Said they would apply.
Pfizer has previously announced that it will apply for approval to vaccinate children aged 5-11.
First vaccine to be fully approved by Pfizer-BioNTech
D’Amelio shared the information that the vaccine approval application for children aged 6 months to 5 years will be processed after the application for the 5-11 age range.
Approved by the FDA in August, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was the first fully licensed COVID-19 vaccine approved for use in the United States.
Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines have been approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for those over 12 years old.