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FDA panel member offers closer look at Pfizer vaccine for kids

Pfizer and BioNTech said Monday that their coronavirus vaccine, already authorized for those 12 and older, has been shown to be safe and effective in young children ages 5 to 11, which potentially provides a pathway toward inoculating the vast majority of U.S. schoolchildren against COVID-19. Ofer Levy, professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School… Read More »

Second dose of J&J’s coronavirus vaccine increases protection, company says

A second dose of Johnson and Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine appears to increase protection from moderate to severe COVID-19, the company said Tuesday after months of questions on how well the efficacy of its single-shot regimen would hold up over time.  Summary results from an international Phase 3 trial run by J&J showed an additional shot,… Read More »