Health

FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for 12-15-year-olds

Ridofranz/iStock (NEW YORK) — The Pfizer vaccine has been authorized for children ages 12 and up, widening the U.S. population that will be protected against the virus and bolstering chances for a safe return to full-time school in the fall, the Food and Drug Read More

Pfizer seeks full FDA approval for COVID-19 vaccine

simon2579/iStock (NEW YORK) — Pfizer and partner BioNtech announced they are starting the process to seek full Food and Drug Administration approval in the U.S. for their COVID-19 vaccine. Since December, their vaccine has been distributed in the U.S. under an Read More

COVID-19 vaccines and kids: What we know so far

Ridofranz/iStock (NEW YORK) — COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for teens and even younger children appears to be on the horizon. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may grant emergency use authorization to Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for teens and Read More