Pfizer and BioNotech previously requested that their emergency use license be extended to 12–15-year-olds with the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) as well.
Pfizer BioNTech Seeks Vaccine Approval For Children in Europe: A vaccination campaign is going on worldwide to beat the Coronavirus. In countries which have given vaccine to their maximum population, the situation is under control. Meanwhile, Pfizer and BioNtech have sought approval for the Pfizer BioNTech Vaccine for Children. Pfizer and BioNotech have requested EU drug regulators to approve the companies’ corona virus vaccine for children between the ages of 12 and 15 years.
This step may provide access to the vaccine to young and low-risk populations in Europe. The two companies said in a statement on Friday that their application to the European Medicines Agency was based on an advanced study conducted on more than 2,000 teenagers. In which the vaccine was found to be safe and effective. Children will be monitored for long-term protection for another two years.
EME gave approval
Pfizer and BioNotech had previously requested that their emergency use license be extended to 12–15-year-olds with the US Food and Drug Administration as well. The COVID-19 vaccine, created by Pfizer and BioNotech, was the first vaccine approved by the EMA last December (Pfizer BioNTech Vaccine Approval), when it was introduced to people 16 years and older and the 27-country European Union. Was licensed in According to media reports, Pfizer and BioNotech’s COVID-19 vaccine is quite effective.
Single dose of vaccine is also beneficial
Researchers in the UK and the US had found out the efficacy of a dose of Pfizer and BioNtech’s Vaccine and AstraZeneca’s Vaccine (Pfizer BioNTech Vaccine Effectiveness). In which it was found that the rate of infection is lower in people taking the vaccine as compared to those who do not take the vaccine. According to Lancet, the risk of infection decreases by 58 percent after 12 to 20 days of taking single dose of Pfizer and Bioentech vaccine, 69 percent after 21 to 44 days and 45 to 59 days. After that the risk is reduced by 72 per cent.
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