FDA Authorizes Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine for Children aged 5 to 11

By Debbie-Ann Shirley, University of Virginia Elementary school children in the United States will soon have one more layer of protection to protect them from COVID-19. On October 29, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. 26, 2021, when members voted 17-0 …