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Covid vaccine for children 6-11 years, ‘possible by Christmas’


Covid vaccine under the Christmas tree for children aged 6 to 11. According to what Adnkronos Health learns from sources close to the dossier, “it is possible” that the EU green light for inoculations in this age group will arrive before the end of 2021, within the holiday period. Read also The first ‘shield’ against Covid-19 vying for administration to European children is Pfizer / BioNTech’s Comirnaty *. Today authorized in the EU for ages 16 and up, May 28 could also be approved by the EMA for 12-15 year olds. After the OK from the American FDA, which arrived on 10 May, that of the European regulatory body for next Friday is a goal considered “possible”. In the following months, therefore, there is expectation for a ‘green light’ from vaccine drug agencies in children under 12. Yesterday, the US giant Pfizer recalled that together with its German partner BioNTech, “in March 2021, the inoculations had begun” of Comirnaty “to the first healthy children in a global phase 1/2/3 study, to further evaluate their safety, tolerability and immunogenicity in children aged 6 months to 11 years”. The results will be available “in the second half of 2021”. And “if the safety and immunogenicity” of the product “are confirmed, pending agreement and approval by the regulatory agencies, we hope to receive the authorization for the vaccination of children by the beginning of 2022”, he explained. Pfizer. A deadline considered “possible” for Europe as well, the sources confirm, specifying however that “for children over 6 years” the vaccines “could arrive even earlier”. By Christmas 2021? “It’s possible”.



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