Corona Vaccine is Up to 80 Percent Effective For Young Children Pfizer

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US-based pharma company Pfizer and German partner BioNTech have claimed that their corona vaccine is up to 80 percent effective for children aged 6 months to 5 years Pfizer has made this claim after its initial figures came out.

The safety data for the vaccine is based on 1,678 children under 5 years of age who received a third shot at least two months after the second dose during the Omicron wave.

Albert Bouerla, Pfizer Chairman and CEO, said: “These topline safety, immunogenicity and efficacy data exceeded expectations. We will move forward to make this vaccine available to young children as quickly as possible, subject to regulatory authorization.” “

Pfizer said it was preparing relevant documents. The US Food and Drug Administration is expected to complete the process this week.

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