A heath worker give a young patient a jab at a pop-up Covid-19 vaccine clinic Los Angeles in August. Photo: AFP
A heath worker give a young patient a jab at a pop-up Covid-19 vaccine clinic Los Angeles in August. Photo: AFP

US FDA authorises Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for young children

  • The decision is expected to make the vaccine available to 28 million American children aged five to 11 years
  • Only a few other countries, including China, Cuba and the United Arab Emirates, have cleared Covid-19 shots for children in this age group and younger

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A heath worker give a young patient a jab at a pop-up Covid-19 vaccine clinic Los Angeles in August. Photo: AFP
A heath worker give a young patient a jab at a pop-up Covid-19 vaccine clinic Los Angeles in August. Photo: AFP
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