Authorization for Pfizer / BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine has been extended to adolescents aged 12 to 15 in the United States, the United States Medicines Agency announced on Monday (May 10).
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This is "
an important step in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic
," Janet Woodcock, the acting chief of the FDA, said in a statement. “
Our action today allows a younger population to be protected against Covid-19,
” she added.