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FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for children between 15 and 17 years

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has authorized the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children of 15 years to 17 years old.

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Monday, November 16, 2021, gave the approval for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to children ages 15 and up.

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye who made the disclosure Graphic Online said “this is very important news for us because the most active group for us is the young ones in that age.”

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Currently, data shared by the GHS as of October 21 indicated that Ghana had taken delivery of 1,330,290 doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

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