Covid-19: Medsafe gives provisional approval for Pfizer vaccine for children

A RadioNZ article.

Medsafe has granted provisional approval for the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 years old.

The provisional approval is for two doses of the paediatric vaccine, given at least 21 days apart.

The Pfizer vaccine for this age group has been adapted for use on children, said Medsafe group manager Chris James.

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