US: Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Could be Authorized on Kids Aged 5 to 11 years


On Friday, 10th September 2021, according to the sources, the health officials of the United States believe that the novel corona virus vaccine of the company Pfizer and BioNTech can possibly be authorized for the children coming between the age of 5 years to 11 years by end of the month of October 2021.

The timeline is going to be based on the expectations that, the company Pfizer, which has developed the corona virus vaccine shot with BioNTech of Germany, will be having enough data from the clinical trials for the purpose of seeking the emergency use authorization (EUA) for that age group from the US FDA by the end of September 2021.

The decision for authorizing a novel corona virus vaccine for the younger children has been eagerly anticipated by millions of people of the United States, and particularly the parents, whose children have started going back to school in the recent weeks amid a new wave of the covid-19 infections by the Delta variant of the novel corona virus.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, infectious disease expert of the United States said, the company ‘Moderna Inc.’, is likely going to take around three weeks more time than the company ‘Pfizer’ for collecting and analyzing the data company on the children between the age group of 5 years to 11 years, and he has also estimated that, a decision from US on the covid-19 vaccine shot of Moderna can possibly come by the month of November 2021.