23 May 2022

Pfizer says 3 shots of COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5 about 80% effective


May 23 (UPI) -- Pharma giant Pfizer and partner BioNTech said on Monday that late-stage studies have shown that three smaller doses of their COVID-19 vaccine in children younger than 5 are about 80% effective in protecting them from the virus.The companies announced the results of second- and third-stage studies for children between 6 months and 5 years old and said they will be submitted to federal regulators this week. About 1,700 children participated in the studies.AdvertisementPfizer and [...]