FDA Approves Of Moderna And Pfizer Vaccines For Children Under Five Years

In a little over two years since the start of the pandemic, almost everyone in the U.S. is now available for the COVID vaccines. Yesterday, Friday, the FDA approved of the vaccines intended for children as young as six months. Authorization of the vaccines was finalized Wednesday as a Committee of vaccine experts voted to …

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In The News: Moderna Vaccine Safe And Effective In Children Ages Twelve To Seventeen

https://uw-media.usatoday.com/embed/video/7426792002?placement=snow-embed According to a Moderna study, following a first dose of it's vaccine, protection against the coronavirus had a 93% effectiveness, compared to a 100% effectiveness fourteen days after a second dose. The study involved approximately 3,700 adolescent participants. Two-thirds received the vaccine, and one-third received a placebo. Participants who had received the vaccine showed …

In The News: Pfizer Receives Authorization To Begin Administering It’s Vaccine To Adolescents

Pending CDC approval, the FDA has authorized the use of Pfizer's BioNTech vaccine for distribution among twelve to fifteen year-olds. The vaccine had previously been approved for use in children sixteen and older. The approval should come soon - possibly as soon as Wednesday - and after CDC go-ahead, immunization can begin as early as …

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