Children 6 Months and Older are Eligible for Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine


Published: June 6, 2022

Pfizer submitted its emergency use authorization application to the FDA for its COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5 years old. The vaccine consists of three doses spread out over several weeks. Young children will receive one-tenth of the dose that adults are given. Babies over 6 months old are eligible, and shots could begin being distributed within the next couple of weeks. The government plans to purchase at least 10 million doses, and state officials are reviewing their data and making orders.

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