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Pfizer says has approval in Japan for COVID vaccine for children aged 5-11 – Metro US

Pfizer says has approval in Japan for COVID vaccine for children aged 5-11

A health worker fills a syringe with a dose of
A health worker fills a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc said on Friday it received special approval in Japan for its COVID-19 vaccine to be given to children aged 5-11.

The mRNA-type vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech SE has been the most commonly used in Japan for protection against the coronavirus so far.

(Reporting by Rocky Swift; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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