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Pfizer Vaccine Given Final Approval For Use In Adolescents

THURSDAY, May 13, 2021 -- In a decision that clears the way for schools to reopen safely next fall, U.S. health officials on Wednesday gave their final stamp of approval for the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to be offered to children aged 12 to 15...
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The Us Shouldn't Prioritize Vaccinating Teens Over Donating Shots Abroad If It Wants To Get Back To...

A teen 'COVID-19 student ambassador' received a dose of Pfizer at Ford Field on April 6, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images The US is expected to expand its vaccine rollout to teens as soon as Thursday. Meanwhile, low...
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Adolescents Can Finally Get Vaccinated Against Covid

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine approval is younger teens’ shot at freedom -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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4 Things About Pfizer That The Smartest Investors Know

Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) is one of the world's most illustrious pharmaceutical companies, but that doesn't mean everyone in the market has a firm understanding of what makes it a strong competitor. Indeed, especially as a result of the hype surrounding...
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Mixing Covid-19 Vaccines - Which Is Happening In Some Countries - Produces Worse And More Frequent...

A healthcare worker in the Netherlands is given the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on January 6. Piroschka van de Wouw/Pool via AP Mixing the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines made regular side-effects worse, an Oxford study said. Some countries in Europe...
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Cdc Green-lights Pfizer Vaccine For Immediate Use Among Kids 12 To 15

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off Wednesday on administering Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 12 to 15, paving the way for vaccinations in this younger cohort to begin as soon as Thursday. President Biden hailed the...
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Cdc Panel: Thumbs Up To Pfizer Vax For Adolescents

(MedPage Today) -- The CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) on Wednesday recommended the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents ages 12 to 15 under emergency use authorization (EUA). In a 14-0 vote with one abstention...
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Cdc Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine For Kids Ages 12 To 15: What Parents Should Know

Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are running COVID-19 vaccine trials with kids.
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Biden Urges Parents To 'get Their Kids Vaccinated'

President Biden on Wednesday touted the authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for adolescents aged 12 to 15 as a "giant step" in fighting COVID-19 and urged that age group to get vaccinated right away.The comments at the White House came shortly...
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Italian Nurse Administered 6 Vaccine Doses In One Shot, Officials Say

An Italian nurse accidentally administered six doses of the coronavirus vaccine in one shot this week.The nurse, who was not named, reportedly was distracted when she mistakenly gave a 23-year-old Italian woman the shot of Pfizer vaccine on Sunday...
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Does Pfizer's Latest News Snatch A Big Market Opportunity Away From Moderna?

Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) just scored another first. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted it authorization for the use of its coronavirus vaccine in a new age group -- 12 through 15. In December, Pfizer became the first company to win...
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Investors Are Starting To Appreciate The Business Potential Of Vaccines

The vaccine money is in—and it’s pretty good.Pfizer reported revenue of $3.5 billion from its vaccine in the first quarter of 2021. Moderna sold $1.7 billion worth of vaccines in the same period, turning a profit for the first time in the...

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With Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine Authorized For Adolescents, Some Parents Scramble To Make...

The decision that the two-shot regimen is safe and effective for younger adolescents had been highly anticipated by many parents and pediatricians, particularly with the growing gap between what vaccinated and unvaccinated people may do safely.
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Adolescents Can Get The Pfizer Vax. But How?

(MedPage Today) -- From enlisting doctor's offices to school clinics to drive-through vaccination sites, public health officials are tasked with using their creativity to ensure as many adolescents can receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as...
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Changing Genes

Hello Quartz readers,Chances are, you’ve never heard of Pieter Cullis. But if you received the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines, you have him, in part, to thank. Cullis is a biochemist at the University of British Columbia who has dedicated...
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What You Should Know About Coronavirus Vaccines For Younger Adolescents

Now, that the Food and Drug Administration has cleared the first coronavirus vaccine for emergency use in children as young as 12, families are sure to have questions about the Pfizer-BioNTech shot and when it will become available.
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You'll Be Able To Take A Free Uber Or Lyft Ride To Vaccine Sites Until July 4

RN Janelle Roper, left, administers the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to Nurse Anesthetist Kate-Alden Hartman. John McDonnell/The Washington Post via Getty Images Uber and Lyft will roll out free rides to vaccination sites in the coming weeks. The White...
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The Week's Best Parenting Advice: May 11, 2021

1. The FDA has approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 through 15, paving the way for expanded vaccine eligibility in the U.S. as the country strives for herd immunity. But according to one survey, only about 30 percent of parents plan...
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How Will The U.s. Glut Of Coronavirus Vaccines Affect Manufacturers?

With all the orders for coronavirus vaccines from Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech (NASDAQ: BNTX), Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), AstraZeneca (NASDAQ: AZN), and Novavax (NASDAQ: NVAX), the U.S. government has more than...
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To Vaccinate Younger Teens, States And Cities Look To Schools, Camps, Even Beaches

The F.D.A.’s authorization of Pfizer’s Covid shot for 12- to 15-year-olds is a milestone in battling the coronavirus, but actually getting them vaccinated involves new challenges.

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