Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine authorized for children 12-15; Health Canada
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It could be a significant milestone in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in Canadian schools.
Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine can now be given to 12 to 15-year-olds.
It’s the first COVID-19 vaccine Health Canada has authorized for use in children.
Health Canada initially authorized the vaccine for use in people 16 years of age and older on December 9th.