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‘Provisional approval’: Australian children aged five to 11 set to receive Pfizer Covid vaccine from mid-January

Subject to final approvals, 2.3 million children in age cohort could have first jab before school returns in 2022

Australian children aged five to 11 could receive the Pfizer vaccine against Covid as soon as 10 January, following provisional approval by the country’s drugs regulator.

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) green light, announced by the federal health minister, Greg Hunt, on Sunday will likely be followed by an independent recommendation from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (Atagi) to use the vaccine in that age group.

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