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FDA approves Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15

The FDA on Monday approved the Pfizer vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15.

“The FDA’s expansion of the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to include adolescents 12 through 15 years of age is a significant step in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,” Acting FDA Commissioner Janet Woodcock said in a statement.

“Parents and guardians can rest assured that the agency undertook a rigorous and thorough review of all available data.”

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