Covid-19: EU could vaccinate children ages 5 to 11 in November

The children from 5 to 11 years on USA soon they will be able to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in doctors’ offices, pharmacies and even at his school, announced yesterday the White House detailing plans for when the Pfizer vaccine to minors.

The November 2 and 3 the advisers of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and they are expected to give their approval, a measure that will make 28 million more people can be immunized in EU.

“Our planning efforts mean that we will be prepared to begin vaccinating in the days following the recommendation,” the president’s administration said. Joe biden.

More than 25,000 pediatricians and primary care providers have already signed up to inject the antidote to COVID-19 to the kids.

During a clinical trial, children from 5 to 11 years old They received two doses of 10 micrograms, compared with 30 micrograms for the older age groups. They were administered 21 days apart.


Regulatory authorities of EU approved to extend the reinforcements against the COVID-19 those who received the vaccine Modern or from Johnson & JohnsonThey said that anyone who is eligible for an additional dose can receive it from a different brand than the one they were originally given.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) also approved booster vaccines for Johnson & Johnson for all those over 18 years of age, and those of Modern for certain at-risk populations, including the elderly.

Meanwhile, coronavirus cases rose 7% throughout Europe in the last week, the only region in the world where they increased, said the who. In its weekly global assessment on the pandemic, the agency explained that in the last seven days about 2.7 million new contagions and more than 46 thousand deaths.

By AP, AFP and EFE


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