Pfizer covid vaccine also for 12-15 year-olds, EMA’s go-ahead is expected for 28 May next. This is said by the Minister of Health, Roberto Speranza, responding to the Question Time in the Chamber on the initiatives for the vaccination of minors against Covid-19. “Our hope and the information we have – explained the minister – lead us to believe that on May 28 the EMA will give the ok to the Pfizer vaccine also for the 12-15 year old age group. it is important to extend vaccinations against Covid-19 to other age groups. Vaccination in younger groups “is highly strategic and we consider it essential especially in view of the resumption of the school year. The Government is working with General Figliuolo to build an adaptation of the plan to the provision” of the Ema on Pfizer vaccine for 12-15 year olds “which we expect by the end of the month, which will enable us to build information that makes people aware of the importance of vaccinations as a fundamental weapon to end this difficult season”, he then explained. Minister. To date, underlines Speranza, “almost a third of Italians have had a first dose of vaccine administered, an encouraging and positive figure. In total we have reached 28.5 million doses administered. We have protected first and foremost the most weak, the frail, the elderly, today the issue of other generations arises. In June we will have 20 million doses available in the country and this can allow us without tro to extend vaccinations to other generations “.