The vaccine has been approved for anyone over 16 years old; here are some possible reactions
Health supervisor Canada Authorize on Wednesday for Pfizer’s COVID-19 Since 12 years.
Dr. Supriya Sharma, Chief Medical Advisor of Health Canada, confirmed the decision. 12 to 15 years old And said that it will help them to return to normal life.
The vaccine has been approved for use by anyone over the age of 16.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to authorize Pfizer’s vaccine for teens, Expected the next school year. Last month, the company concluded that its vaccine has been licensed in the United States for 16 years and older and can also protect younger people.
In late March, Pfizer released the preliminary results of a study of 2,260 American volunteers between the ages of 12 and 15. The results showed that Coronavirus disease Of the fully vaccinated adolescents, 18 received a placebo.
The company said the side effects of these children are similar to those of young people.
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The study will continue to follow participants for two years to learn more about the long-term effects of injections.
The vaccination campaign is in Canada The country expects to receive at least 10 million doses this month. More than 34% of Canadians have received at least one injection.