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US gives final approval for smaller-dose Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children 5-11

The United States can now start giving children aged 5-11 the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine, US health authorities said Tuesday in a move hailed by President Joe Biden as a “turning point” in the fight against the pandemic.Days after gaining authorisation from the Food and Drug Administration, the vaccine was endorsed by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, clearing the way for the vaccination of up to 28 million children.China to start vaccinating children as young as 3 amid new…

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