‘Covid-19: Pfizer “safe and effective” vaccine approved for 12 to 15 year olds’
‘”We have carefully reviewed clinical trial data in children aged 12 to 15 years and have concluded that the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective in this age group and that the benefits of this vaccine outweigh any risk,” said Dr June Raine, the chief executive of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MRHA).’
‘UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech Covid shot for 12- to 15-year-olds‘
“Britain’s medicines regulator said on Friday it had approved the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech for use on 12- to 15-year-olds, following similar clearances in the US and the EU…
The regulator said it would now be up to the country’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) to decide whether to go ahead and inoculate this age group as part of Britain’s vaccination roll-out plan.
(We) have concluded that the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective in this age group and that the benefits of this vaccine outweigh any risk,” she said.”
‘UK approves Pfizer jab for younger adolescents’
‘The UK has extended its approval for the BioNTech/Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to 12 to 15-year-olds, paving the way for the inoculation of more school-aged children.
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation will advise whether the government’s inoculation programme against Covid-19 will be extended to this age group. It is not clear when that will happen.”