This week, the US drugmaker Pfizer announced that the vaccine against covid-19 which it has developed is effective and safe for children aged 5 years and over. For now, data from the investigation carried out with the immunizing agent from Pfizer/BioNTech have not yet been released. Previously, a study by Chinese Sinovac evaluated that CoronaVac could be applied in children from 3 years of age for safe immunization against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Based on these studies, at least five countries already vaccinate children under 11 years.
- Pfizer’s vaccine is safe for children from 5 years old, says pharmacist
- Chile starts immunizing children 6 years and older with the CoronaVac vaccine
- FDA does not recommend 3rd dose of Pfizer vaccine for everyone; understand
Below, check the list of countries that have already authorized vaccines against covid-19 for kids: