Pfizer also expects that the FDA will support the use of even smaller doses in the fall.
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Pfizer also expects that even in the fall, the FDA will support the use of its vaccine, even in young children. In addition, it is expected that by the middle of this year, Moderna will conduct a study on boys between the ages of 12 and 17.
Authorities hope that expanding the use of vaccines in children will further reduce the number of cases in the United States and allow schools to reopen with minimal disruption in the fall.
This can also reassure parents and teachers. Although children rarely get seriously ill from the coronavirus, they can still get sick and spread it to others.
In March, Pfizer released the preliminary results of a study of 2,260 American 12 to 15-year-old volunteers. The study showed that there were no cases of Covid-19 among children who were fully vaccinated, while only 18 children who received a placebo example.
President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that if the FDA authorizes Pfizer’s vaccine to be used in children under the age of 12, his government is prepared to send the vaccine to 20,000 pharmacies across the country and directly to pediatricians.
In addition, the President has set vaccination goals so that 70% of adults in the country have received at least one injection against the coronavirus before celebrating Independence Day on July 4.